Care in a time of coronavirus (ii): Using health direct payments to pay family members for care

Some children and adults receiving direct payments for complex health needs will be avoiding all non-essential face-to-face contact during the Coronavirus pandemic, including minimising the number of carers coming in and out of their home. One potential solution to these challenges is for ‘direct payments’ to be used to allow family members to be paid to provide care.

“Show me the evidence” Part 2: The questions parents should ask about SEND assessment and provision

With Dr Jane Hood, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Educational Psychologist & Rob Webster, Associate Professor,Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education In part one of this blog, we explained …

“Show me the evidence” Part 1: Why parents are pivotal to driving evidence-based practice in SEND

With Dr Jane Hood, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Educational Psychologist & Rob Webster, Associate Professor, Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education Tania’s note: Today we have the first …