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Whole Life Disability Social Care Services

The Whole Life Disability Teams provide specialist social care services for disabled children which include:

  • Sign posting, advice, information and assessment of Disabled Children who have a Permanent and Substantial Disability (Children's Act 1989);
  • Parent Carers assessments of parents whose children are likely to need specialist services;
  • Specialist Occupational Therapy assessments of children in need of aids and adaptations;
  • Arranging statutory Short breaks provision;
  • Arranging other services outlined in the chronically sick and disabled Persons Act;
  • Undertaking Child protection enquiries in relation to children who have severe and complex disabilities; (see paragraph 4);
  • Meeting statutory requirements in relation to severely Disabled Children Looked After including those for whom adoption is required.

The criteria are that the child must:

  • Be aged 0 - 18 (19 if still attending special school);
  • Have a permanent and substantial disability (diagnosed/identified by a doctor or consultant) and;
  • Whose needs cannot be met through universal or targeted services as evidenced in the CAF/EHC/TAC/Early Help Assessment/Priority Family Assessment.

Who to contact

Telephone
0115 883 8266
E-mail
disabledchildren.team@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Whole Life Disability Team
Address
Bulwell Riverside
Main Street
Bulwell
Nottingham
Postcode
NG6 8QJ

Local Offer

Needs Level
High
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
Targeted
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