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Health

A range of health services are available for children and young people with SEND including:  Services available to all such as GPs, dentists and hospitals Targeted services for people at risk of, or already experiencing difficulty with a certain area of their health.  Specialist services - those with severe or complex health needs may need specialist health services. You usually need a referral from your Doctor to use these services. Local targeted and specialist health services include:     The Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service The Community Adult Speech and… More

A range of health services are available for children and young people with SEND including: 

  • Services available to all such as GPsdentists and hospitals
  • Targeted services for people at risk of, or already experiencing difficulty with a certain area of their health. 
  • Specialist services - those with severe or complex health needs may need specialist health services. You usually need a referral from your Doctor to use these services.

Local targeted and specialist health services include:    

The Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service

The Community Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service 

Children's Therapy Service

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS

Hearing and Vision Support Services 

Use the age tabs or the purple subject areas to find information on other local services.    

Designated Clinical Officer (DCO)

The Designated Clinical Officer supports BCP Council and Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to meet its statutory responsibilities for children and young people with SEND.

The DCO for Dorset CCG is Steve Clarke. You can contact him on steve.clarke@dorsetccg.nhs.uk 

Feedback 

We welcome feedback on the Local Offer. Please share your comments and tell us if any local services are not currently listed. You can use the feedback form, email us at localoffer@bcpcouncil.gov.uk or phone us on 01202 261999.

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The Local Offer for Children & Young People with SEND and their families