An IntroductionAn Introduction
Why was the Transition TeamWhy was the Transition Team
formed?formed?
 Additional Support for Learning Act (2004)Addition...
What do we do?What do we do?
 Work with young people aged 14 – earlyWork with young people aged 14 – early
20s with disab...
How do we do it?How do we do it?
 Person Centred approach to promotePerson Centred approach to promote
independence and s...
Who we work with?Who we work with?
 Young PeopleYoung People
 Parents and CarersParents and Carers
 Health & Social Car...
Transition 2 Meeting
Organised by school ASL
team leader. Initiate
Transition Plan. Confirm
views of pupil and parents.
Tr...
AssessmentsAssessments
 Provide information and advice to ParentsProvide information and advice to Parents
and Carers.and...
Options - FundingOptions - Funding
 Direct PaymentsDirect Payments
 Self Directed Service ProvisionSelf Directed Service...
Post School OptionsPost School Options
Local
Area
Co-ordination
Individual Person
Centred
Social Care
Services
Voluntary S...
What Next ?What Next ?
If stays atIf stays at
SchoolSchool
TransitionTransition
Team continuesTeam continues
to track.to t...
Customer SatisfactionCustomer Satisfaction
 Carers QuestionnairesCarers Questionnaires
 ReviewsReviews
 Talking MatsTal...
ASPIREASPIRE
 Work within the Transition Team.Work within the Transition Team.
 Preventative transition support project ...
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Transitions Social Work Team presentation to the Scottish Transitions Forum march 2013

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A presentation given by the dedicated Social Work Transitions Team in Edinburgh at the Scottish Transitions Forum focussing on social care needs of young people with Additional Support needs moving from child to adult services.

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Transitions Social Work Team presentation to the Scottish Transitions Forum march 2013

  1. 1. An IntroductionAn Introduction
  2. 2. Why was the Transition TeamWhy was the Transition Team formed?formed?  Additional Support for Learning Act (2004)Additional Support for Learning Act (2004)  For Scotland’s Children (2001)For Scotland’s Children (2001)  Same as You (2000)Same as You (2000)
  3. 3. What do we do?What do we do?  Work with young people aged 14 – earlyWork with young people aged 14 – early 20s with disabilities.20s with disabilities.  Support the move from School andSupport the move from School and Children’s Services to Adult Services.Children’s Services to Adult Services.  Support individuals to plan and achieve aSupport individuals to plan and achieve a preferred post – school option.preferred post – school option.
  4. 4. How do we do it?How do we do it?  Person Centred approach to promotePerson Centred approach to promote independence and social inclusion.independence and social inclusion.  Consult with Parents and Carers.Consult with Parents and Carers.  Provide information and support.Provide information and support.  Assess the needs of the young person.Assess the needs of the young person.
  5. 5. Who we work with?Who we work with?  Young PeopleYoung People  Parents and CarersParents and Carers  Health & Social Care and Children &Health & Social Care and Children & Families Practice TeamsFamilies Practice Teams  Local Area Co-ordination TeamLocal Area Co-ordination Team  Funding IndependenceTeamFunding IndependenceTeam  Links with Health , Education , CareersLinks with Health , Education , Careers and Voluntary Services.and Voluntary Services.
  6. 6. Transition 2 Meeting Organised by school ASL team leader. Initiate Transition Plan. Confirm views of pupil and parents. Transition plan / minutes distributed to everyone involved. With parental agreement, the Transition Plan can be passed to post school providers. S2 or S3 schools consider all pupils who have additional support needs and identify those who may need planning and support for transition. Pupil and parent consulted. Referral to Transition Team for initial assessment. Request for advice from different agencies. Referral to other SW team - not for Transition Team No input from social work required. Pupil leaves school Transfer of information 6 months before pupil leaves. Transition Team will support process of move to post-school. Review provision after 3 months. Allocated to Transition Team. Assessment of need. Explore choices and post school options. Work with YP, family and involved agencies. Transition 1 Meeting Organised by school’s ASL Team Leader for all pupils with additional support needs and enhanced transitional planning required. Collect views of pupil and parents. Identify agencies likely to be involved in transition and contact them. Discuss where a referral to the Transition Team should be undertaken. Use Transition Toolkit. Completion of Transition Plan Pupil staying on. Transition 3 Meeting Transition Team
  7. 7. AssessmentsAssessments  Provide information and advice to ParentsProvide information and advice to Parents and Carers.and Carers.  Carry out an assessment of youngCarry out an assessment of young persons needs.persons needs.
  8. 8. Options - FundingOptions - Funding  Direct PaymentsDirect Payments  Self Directed Service ProvisionSelf Directed Service Provision  BenefitsBenefits  Disability Living AllowanceDisability Living Allowance  HealthHealth
  9. 9. Post School OptionsPost School Options Local Area Co-ordination Individual Person Centred Social Care Services Voluntary Sector Employment Training Further Education ME
  10. 10. What Next ?What Next ? If stays atIf stays at SchoolSchool TransitionTransition Team continuesTeam continues to track.to track. If LeavesIf Leaves SchoolSchool Transition planTransition plan followed andfollowed and supportsupport continued.continued. Post CollegePost College Post collegePost college support offeredsupport offered if required.if required.
  11. 11. Customer SatisfactionCustomer Satisfaction  Carers QuestionnairesCarers Questionnaires  ReviewsReviews  Talking MatsTalking Mats  Young People’s QuestionnairesYoung People’s Questionnaires
  12. 12. ASPIREASPIRE  Work within the Transition Team.Work within the Transition Team.  Preventative transition support project forPreventative transition support project for young people with Asperger Syndrome oryoung people with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.High Functioning Autism.  Referrals can be made from age 14 toReferrals can be made from age 14 to ASPIREASPIRE..

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