Action for Children - Powys
Provided by Action for Children
The Family Behaviour Support Service will work with children and young people aged 0 - 11 years and their families, including disabled children to;
work with children at the earliest possible time to reduce the necessity for families to access Tier 3 serviceswork alongside partner agencies to promote consistency and timely referral to additional serviceswork with parents and carers to improve the parenting and coping skills where a child is disabled, in addition to the above, to support with co-ordinating services and provision of timely information 'amp; practical support
The Powys Community Support Service will work with disabled children and young people aged 0 - 17 years and their families to;
Support disabled children and young people so that they may be able to access play and leisure facilities within their local community which may be inaccessible or unsafe without tailored individual support.To work towards promoting independenceTo promote the inclusion of disabled children and young people within their local communities and activitiesSupport families in taking short and regular breaks from their caring roles and support families in maintaining time for each othercontribute towards the improvement of outcomes for disabled children and young peopleChildren are referred through the Powys Children with Disabilities Team for this service.
The Powys Referral Scheme will work with registered childcare settings across Powys, for children and young people with additional needs aged 0 - 25 years to:
Support Children and Young people with additional needs access non statutory universal service provision such as :- Childcare, Early Years Education, Play, Leisure and recreation activities including Powys Youth Service. Additional Needs are defined as:- Physical; Behavioural; Cognitive and Learning Difficulties; Sensory Impairment; Medical,; Communication and Interaction Difficulties.
By appointment only