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Caring for children and young people

Services, support and tips if you care for someone under 21, and moving to adult social services.

Children and young people's services

Care and support options for children and young people.

Moving from children's social care to adult's social care

As disabled young people reach the age of 18, a different team will take over any care services (transitioning).

How to care for a disabled child

Includes feeding, sleep, potty training, mobility, challenging behaviour and communication.

How to care for children with complex needs

Includes sources of support, children's needs, single parent carers and planning for the future.

How to deal with challenging behaviour in children

Includes tips for carers, professional help and specific issues like sexual behaviour.

Accessible toys, play and learning

Safe and suitable toys for children with physical or learning disabilities.