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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 a selection of the latest questions and answers from April 2022…

Most support for families can be provided by Early Help Services who work with children, young people and their families to offer the right support at an early stage before a small need becomes a bigger one.

A number of…

A family hub is a place where children, young people and their families can go when they need help or support. The people working in the family hub will work in partnership with you and your community. They will help you find and get help from…

What do we mean by 'carer'?

A carer is someone who provides another person, usually a relative or friend, care and support in their day-to-day life.

This is not the same as someone who provides…

What is Autism?

Autism is a lifelong, developmental disorder that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. Autism is a spectrum…

Personal Assistant (PA) Network

A Personal Assistant (PA) is someone who is employed to provide everyday care and support for adults, children or young people.

This may…

If you’re under 18 and care for a family member or friend, you are a young carer.

You don’t have to live with person you care for.

The care you give might include:

  • physical care, like helping them to get up and dressed

The Employment of Children

A child is classed as ‘employed’ if they assist in any trade or activity carried out for the purpose of making money, whether or not payment is received for that assistance. This…

We have put together some resources to help you on a variety of housing-related matters, including homelessness and staying safe at home.

Homelessness

Information on homelessness is available on …

Following a bereavement, people will be looking for support; to talk, and try and make sense of what has happened.

Support is available from a number of organisations, offering helpful information on what to expect and how to cope.