Education, health and care plan (EHCP)
If your child’s special educational needs are complex and/or severe and, if they have not need progress through the graduated support approach, you or your child’s educational setting can request that the Local Authority consider an education, health and care assessment in order to determine whether or not it is necessary to issue an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
The local area has co-produced a set of EHCP quality standards that have been agreed by the Partnership Board.
What is an Education Heath and Care plan (EHCP)?
Find out more about education, health and care plans.
What is the criteria for an education health care needs assessment (EHCNA)?
Find out more about what the criteria is to be assessed for an Education Health and Care Plan.
How do I apply for an education health and care needs assessment (ECHNA)?
How to apply for an assessment, what forms you need to complete and where to send them.
How do I leave feedback following an education health and care needs assessment (ECHNA)?
Feedback is important so we can review our processes and make improvements where possible.
EHCP annual reviews
Find out more about the annual review of an EHCP and what is expected during this process.
Ceasing to maintain an EHCP
More information about what happens when the Local Authority decide to cease to maintain an EHCP.
EHCP quality assurance standards
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