Social Care Law Lecture Series

Professor Luke Clements provides a detailed explanation of the process by which children’s services in England should assess the support needs of disabled children and their families.

It is divided into the following sections:

  • Assessing a disabled child’s need for social care support
  • The ‘eligibility decision’: what needs must be met
  • Carers’ assessments
  • What type of support can be provided?
  • Common problems
  • Resources and links

This series of videos was commissioned by Full of Life.

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