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FAQs for parents and carers

Rutland County Council answer some coronavirus- and education-related questions asked via Rutland Parent Carer Voice. 

Coronavirus: FAQs for parents and carers

Rutland County Council has put together a list of FAQs in response to coronavirus- and education-themed questions asked via Rutland Parent Carer Voice. 

Personal Assistant Network - PA

A Personal Assistant (PA) is someone who is employed to provide everyday care and support for adults, children or young people. This may include personal and domestic care, helping someone access their local community, as well as other day to day activities. Having a PA to provide support…

The Housing Options Service

Preventing Homelessness If you face the threat of becoming homeless, you need to make every effort to resolve your housing difficulties. The Council has limited housing resources and most people who become homeless are not entitled to the highest priority for rehousing. If you need…

The Mental Capacity Act

The Mental Capacity Act is designed to protect people who cannot make decisions for themselves or lack the mental capacity to do so. This could be due to a mental health condition, a severe learning difficulty, a brain injury, a stroke or unconsciousness due to…

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is about supporting disabled people, older people and others who may be vulnerable. Advocacy can be very important if you need to start, change or stop something in your life. These can be changes to social care services or education which may affect you.…

Bereavement Support

Following a bereavement, people will be looking for support; to talk, and try and make sense of what has happened. Support is available from a number of organisations, offering helpful information on what to expect and how to cope.  Please remember that many of these…

Supporting children during the coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak is a challenging time for many, including children and young people. Listed below are some resources to help support children during the outbreak.

SEND Local Offer

Welcome to Rutland's Local Offer! Rutland Services for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities have been described as committed, inclusive and highly effective in the latest Ofsted inspection.  Please follow this link to read the full Ofsted report. To read the full news report on…
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