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Transforming Care Partnership (TCP)

The 'Transforming Care Partnership' is changing how services are delivered and commissioned across the UK. It aims to improve services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition, so that they can live in…

Transition for Children in the Early Years

  The information on this page tells you where you can find information about support available at times of transition. For children in the early years, ‘transition’ is a term used to describe periods of change such as: * a child starting an early years setting…

Transition guide

What is transition? The term ‘transition’ is used to refer to life changes that children and young people may go through. Some will be experienced by all children, for example puberty or moving from one educational setting to another. Others will only be experienced by…

Transition Partnership Agreement (TPA)

Transition Partnership Agreement The Transition Partnership Agreement (TPA) replaces the Inclusion Partnership Agreement (IPA).  The IPA was developed over 10 years ago and in light of an increasing emphasis on person-centred approaches, it has now been reviewed, significantly revised and renamed.  The review involved parents,…

Transition Plan for Secondary Placement

If your child has an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), the discussion and any planning for transfer to secondary school is carried out at the Year 5 annual review.  It is important, therefore, that you visit any schools you are considering for your child before this…

Transparent Feedback, Co-Production and Annual Reports

A key feature of the Local Offer is the ability to give feedback about the range of services and information available. There is an expectation that this will inform commissioning of services. We want your Local Offer to be as transparent as possible, so you…

Treating a fever (high temperature) in children

In children under five, a fever is considered to be a temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above. Fever is very common in young children. More than 60% of parents with children aged between six months and five years say their child has had one. It's usually caused by…

Treating addiction Q&A

Dr Gillian Tober, consultant psychologist and former president of the Society for the Study of Addiction, answers questions about treating addiction. When is it time to get help? The sooner the better. Some people say you have to hit rock bottom before you're ready to change,…

The truth about carbs

"Carbs" are a hotly-debated topic, especially in the weight loss world, due in no small part to the popularity of low-carb diets such as the Atkins, Dukan and South Beach. The "carbs are bad" mantra from Dr Atkins and co. has left many people confused about…

The truth about sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are low-calorie or calorie-free chemical substances that are used instead of sugar to sweeten foods and drinks. They are found in thousands of products, from drinks, desserts and ready meals, to cakes, chewing gum and toothpaste. Find out what the evidence says on…
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