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ChatHealth

ChatHealth is a digital online platform that enables a safe and secure messaging service between healthcare professionals and service users. It will be available Monday to Friday from 8.30am until 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays) Chathealth is not intended to replace face to face contacts with the…

Hours update in EHC plans

8 October 2021 We are aware that this did not address the key issue strongly and clearly enough in relation to hours in section F of plans.  We want to be very clear that we understand our statutory duty in regard to the code of…

Education, Health and Care Statement: October 2021

Dear parents/carers, children and young people, and colleagues Hello, my name is Bev Milway and I am the Strategic Lead for SEND and Inclusion in Stockport. I am writing to you jointly today with Tim Bowman, Director of Education. This is my usual update on our improvement programme. In this update we want…

Proposal to move Central Library Services to Stockroom

Stockport Council has been awarded £14.5 million Future High Streets Funding by the government to spend on Stockroom, redeveloping empty retail units in Adlington Walk, Merseyway. Thanks to the people who took part in the first phase of engagement on Stockroom which received 1299 responses…

Stockport SEND Week of Action is back!

This Week of Action we will be focussing on SEN Support and Early Help. We have a week packed schedule of activities for both parents/carers and professionals. All activities are free to join If you're interested in getting involved in the week's activities, head over to…

New Strategic Lead for Autism in Stockport

Hi my name is Cheryl Knupfer and I have just been appointed as the new  Strategic Lead for Autism, here in Stockport.  I previously managed Stockport’s Autism Team for fifteen years so I feel like I am aware of the gaps and have many ideas of how…

From October 2021: Healthy Young Minds to be renamed CAMHS

Thursday 26 August 2021 To All partners of our children and young people’s mental health services From October 2021: Healthy Young Minds to be renamed CAMHS (children and adolescent mental health services) In 2016 we introduced the name Healthy Young Minds for all our children…

Stockport: putting children's and young people's mental health first

Stockport Family, Beacon Counselling and education settings across the borough have teamed up to create a new Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s vital that children and young people understand mental health just as well as physical health. The new Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week…

Stockport's NEW all-age Autism Strategy

Hi, I am currently leading on Stockport’s new all-age Autism Strategy which will mirror the National Autism Strategy focusing on 6 key areas. There will be an implementation plan and 6 subgroups to lead on the tasks to make it happen. These are the 6…

Could you foster a child who has disabilities?

The Stockport Fostering Team are interested in hearing from people who could offer a fostering home to a young male aged 14 who has a diagnosis of autism, a learning disability and is pre-verbal. The boy has made huge progress in the 4 years he…