Chapter 9. Social Service Support for Disabled Children, Children with Complex Needs and Their Families

  1. Jean Teare MSc, BA (Hons), RNT, RGN, RSCN, DN lecturer
  1. Philip Gilligan BA (Hons), MA, CQSW lecturer2 and
  2. Juliet Taylor BSc (Hons), CQSW senior social worker social worker1

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch9

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

How to Cite

Gilligan, P. and Taylor, J. (2008) Social Service Support for Disabled Children, Children with Complex Needs and Their Families, in Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community (ed J. Teare), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Bradford, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rotherham General Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151771

Online ISBN: 9781444302615

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Keywords:

  • social service support;
  • referral criteria for children with complex needs;
  • social workers involved with families of disabled children;
  • early contact with services;
  • referrals to social services at times of transition;
  • crisis situations;
  • services provided by social services to disabled children;
  • Framework for Assessment of Children in Need and Their Families

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Legislative and policy context

  • Circumstances where social workers become involved with disabled children and their families

  • Services provided by Social Services to disabled children and their families

  • References

  • Other relevant legislation and government guidance

  • Further reading relevant to issues raised