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An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to parents, carers and guardians following the news that all primary schools, secondary secondary schools, special and alternative provision schools, colleges and further education settings will be opening to all pupils from 8 March as part…

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…

Personal budgets for children and young people in Rutland

What is a personal budget? Once any help and support have been agreed through an assessment process, a budget value is then approved by Rutland County Council and/or the health service to provide this. This fund is known as a personal budget. A personal budget…

Personal Health Budgets

Personal Health Budgets  A personal health budget is an amount of money to support a person with continuing care needs or particularly complex health needs that we are not able to meet using locally commissioned health services. The most important thing about a personal health…

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for informal carers

Parent carers and other informal carers across Rutland can now access free stocks of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Informal carers provide care on an unpaid basis, often to family members. Some will provide a few hours of care…

Positive support for children and parents with special needs and disabilities in Rutland

Autism Support Group for parents and carers The monthly Rutland ‘Autism Support Group’ and ‘Introduction to Autism’ workshops have been very well attended by parents and carers, since going online, with 67 parents and carers attending since the beginning of the Covid 19 Pandemic. In…

Preparing for Adulthood information, ideas and resources

The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) is delivered by the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi), and funded by the Department for Education as part of the Delivering Better Outcomes Together consortium. The Preparing for Adulthood programme's website offers resources on a range of topics, including Independent Living, Education,…

Process for schools if a child is not contactable for safe and well checks

Each school and education provision is required to have contact with pupils to ensure their safety and well-being, in person, albeit virtually. If no contact has been possible, the school or education provider should have done the following: 1. Done everything in its power to…

Rutland County Council's Priorities for Children and Young People: 2019-2022

Rutland County Council have set out their priorities for chidren and young people for 2019-2022. You can read the strategy online, or download a copy from this page.
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