Cornwall Council - Transition Team
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Our transition workers help children and their families or carers make the transition to adult care and support.
Your transition worker will try to see you when you’re 16-17 years old to help you think about the support you might need when you’re an adult.
Who to contact
- Referral required
- Referral details
Eligibility for Adult Social Care
Adult Care, Health and Wellbeing have a duty to provide services to meet any identified eligible social care need. This is assessed using national eligibility guidance. Please visit the website for further details http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care/
- How we make our service inclusive
The Transition Team Members remit is to support young disabled people in preparing for adulthood. They have a wide range of experience and are skilled in various communication methods
- Staff SEND experience
Wide range of communication methods including makaton.
- How our service supports providers / schools / colleges
The Transition Team work in partnership with schools, colleges and providers as part of multi-disciplinary team in order to support young disabled people in preparing for adulthood.
- Support at key transition points
The Transition Team support young disabled people, primarliy between the ages of 14- 18, to prepare for adulthood. Their remit is to facilitate a smooth transition from Children's to Adult Services.
- Other local or national support
A wide range of information is available on Cornwall Council website. National eligibility criteria for adult social care provision is available.
- Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints
Cornwall Council have a Compliments and Complaints Policy
Last updated: 09/07/2015