At a time when the NHS is in crisis, councils have had their funding from the government cut, austerity You discover overspending of your, your child and professionals times.

For those under 19, the Council’s children services OT can only assess the home, so an NHS OT has to assess the school, provide equipment, write a report.

The NHS OT inputs into the EHCP (The old Statement) but the council writes the EHCP! So your child has to tell the same story twice and be assessed twice in two different locations but 2 different OT’s. A waste of everyone’s time, it is no wonder resources are stretched.

 

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