What We Do

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    What We Do

     
    The Children's Continuing Care and Assessment Team provide evidence based care and support to children and their families or carers.

     

    • Providing holistic care for children on our caseload
    • Support families, early years settings and others to be able to meet the health needs of the children
    • Working in partnership with other agencies statutory, private and voluntary sectors to ensure support is in place for the child and family.
    • Act as a key worker and promote the use and support via CAF (Common Assessment Framework)
    • Identify those children who are at risk of being harmed either physically or emotionally and act accordingly in line with child protection policy.
    • Provide and manage medical devices and consumable equipment to enable Childrens health needs can be met
    • Assess children for Childrens Continuing Care and submit recommendations in line with the Midlands, Lancashire and South Cumbria Commissioning Unit assessment tool.