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Get Help Tackling Loneliness

It's ok to feel lonely, particularly at a time like this. Don't suffer in silence, we can all help each other stay connected. Throughout December, the Let’s Talk Loneliness advent calendar is sharing practical advice, inspiring stories, and support routes to encourage people to take…

Information for Professionals

This section of the RIS is for professionals and practitioners working with children, young people and families in Rutland. If you have seen some information, resources, forms or anything else you think could be useful to your colleagues, please share it with them.  This page…

FAQs for parents and carers

Rutland County Council answer some questions asked via Rutland Parent Carer Voice. 

Complaints or concerns about registered childcare providers

If you are concerned about something you've seen or heard at an early years or childcare setting, the advice from Ofsted is to try and discuss your concerns with the provider directly. If you can't resolve the issue in this way, or you think that…

Choosing the right kind of childcare for your family

As a parent or carer, you know what's best for your child. The things you and your child do together at home are the most important step in giving them the best start in life. Care from friends, grandparents and other relatives plays a vital role too.…

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…

Financial crisis support

Rutland County Council's website has information to help you if you're struggling due to sudden financial hardship, for example damage caused by a flood or fire, or if you need help to leave a violent relationship. 

Rutland Parent Carer Voice: Q&A with Rutland County Council

Rutland Parent Carer Voice frequently ask Rutland County Council questions on behalf of parents and carers about services for children and young people with SEND. Here are the latest from Autumn 2019. Read the questions and answers

Bereavement information for Early Years settings and schools

The information below has been compiled to help professionals working in Early Years settings and schools support children, parents and staff through bereavement. 

Coronavirus - advice for people with pre-existing conditions

A number of support organisations are offering advice on the coronavirus for people with pre-existing health conditions. Allergy UK: Advice for those with allergies Alzheimer's UK: Advice for those living with dementia and their families Asthma UK: What to do if you have asthma Bladder…
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