Referrals for Education, Health, Care Plan (EHCP)
If a child has lifelong or significant difficulties they may undergo a Statutory
Assessment Process which is usually requested by the school but can be requested by a parent. This will occur where the complexity of need or a lack of clarity around the needs of the child are such that a multi agency approach to assessing that need, to planning provision and identifying resources, is required. The decision to make a referral for an EHC Plan will be taken a progress review meeting.
The application for an EHC Plan will combine information from a variety of sources
- Social Care
- Health professionals