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Cornwall Council - Physical and Medical Needs Advisory Service
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)

Providing support to students with Physical Disabilities and medical needs who attend mainstream schools across Cornwall. The key target is to ensure maximum access to the school curriculum. This involves cooperating with medical professionals (OTs and Physios) to ensure good physical access through the provision of appropriate equipment ( ramps, toilets, seating etc); as well as often using ICT to improve learning opportunities and to maximise independent recording. Referrals are accepted from schools (usually the SENCO), from medical professionals and from other colleagues in CFS Support Services.

Who to contact

Contact name
Steve Deacon (East Cornwall) Melinda Leishman(West Cornwall)
Contact position
Physical and Medical Needs Adviser
E-mail
physicalandmedicalneeds@cornwall.gov.uk
Website
www.cornwall.gov.uk/

Where to go

Name
Cornwall Council Offices
Address
Roskear Old School
Roskear
Camborne
Postcode
TR14 8DJ

Other details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral details

Referrals accepted from schools, medical professionals and colleagues in CFS Support Services.

Inclusion details

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How we make our service inclusive

The whole purpose of the service is to help ensure that these students have the opportunity to be included and thrive at school.

Staff SEND experience

Our Advisers are qualified teachers who have a wide range of experience in supporting the effective  inclusion of pupils with physical difficulties

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

Advice on equipment and adaptations which will allow students the fullest possible access to the curriculum and the opportunity to express themselves as fully as possible.

Other local or national support

N/A

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

By contacting the service and then if the concern isn’t resolved by following the county complaints procedure.

Last updated: 15/03/2017

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