The Children's Equipment and Adaptations Service is an established service funded by Social Services and is provided by NHS Foundation Trust. It works in close partnership with Housing, Education and Social Care and links to many other agencies to provide an effective, integrated equipment and adaptation service for children with disabilities and additional needs.
Where are CEAS based? CEAS are based with the school teams from children's therapies and have offices in central Stockport and can be contacted via 204 4182.
Who is this service for? Children with physical disabilities and/or special needs who require an assessment for any adaptations and/or equipment in their own homes.
How can CEAS help? Specialist Occupational Therapists and Support Staff provide advice and/or assess for equipment and/or adaptations that would address difficulties with activities of daily living in the home, e.g. Access, Bathing and Toileting.
How to request the service - Complete an Early Help Assessment Or Call and speak to us – 0161 204 4182
Who can refer to CEAS? Parents/Carers, Social Workers, GP, Health Professionals, Teachers or anyone else who feels that a child (0-18), who is resident in Stockport, may benefit from an assessment.
What happens after the referral? The referrer and parent/carer will receive a letter acknowledging the referral and will set out the anticipated time-scales for the assessment to take place.
When is the service available? Initially information and advice is given over the phone where appropriate and then the referral is prioritised. The Service operates Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm.
Where is the service available? Children are visited within their own homes, or may be seen at school in joint working with other Therapists.