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NHS Social Care and Support Guide

This guide is for you or someone you know if they need help with day to day living because of an illness or disability, it explains your options and where you can get support.

Greater Manchester Crisis Care Pathway

This is an exciting development that will make a real difference to children and young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.   A young person experiencing a crisis may be a threat to themselves or others through self-harm, suicide or aggression. Or they…

Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children. They support operational effectiveness through the provision of educational support to service and eligible MOD civilian families.

Non-Maintained Special Schools (NMSS)

NMSS are schools that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996 (external link). Usually children and young people attending these schools will have an education, health and care plan (EHCP). Places in NMSS have to be…

Training Membership

Our Membership Scheme offers discounts on all training courses, find out more below.

Private Fostering

A private fostering arrangement is one where children under the age of 16 or 18 in the case of disabled children, are cared for and provided with accommodation in the carer’s own home, by a carer who is not their parent or a close relative, does…

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) tips for family carers

Hft have published a list of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) tips for family carers of people with learning difficulties and/or autism. They are intended to make the process of completing the form as straight forward as possible, and help you complete it in a way…

Secretary of State Approved Institutions

Section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014, allows the Secretary of State, by order, to publish a list of approved independent special institutions (Independent Special Schools – England and Wales and Special Post-16 institutions) for the purposes of satisfying Section 38 (Preparation of…

Childcare Providers - Sign up to receive Tax Free Childcare

Tax Free Childcare is a government scheme to help working families with their childcare costs. The scheme will allow parents to open online childcare accounts to pay their registered childcare providers directly. For every £8 parents pay in to these accounts, the government will contribute…

HMRC Online Tax and Business Training for childminders

If you are currently working for yourself as a childminder, or are thinking of becoming one, you will need to consider how your self employed business will meet the requirements of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for taxation and National Insurance. As a self employed…
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