Services in Dementia (47)

  1. How to get a needs assessment

    A needs assessment is a meeting between you and a care professional to understand what type of support you may need to live independently. To request an assessment, please contact the Adult Social Care team on 020 7527 2299 or access.service@islington.gov.uk.
  2. Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

    Position Statement ABA is a behavioural treatment programme sometimes used with children with Autism to address social skills. Behaviours are taught through an intensive skill training system of rewards and consequences (sometimes called ‘discrete trials’). ABA can also be used with other types of developmental…
  3. Food Shopping Support

    Do you need support and help with shopping? Do you need someone to help you to set up online shopping or support you with a regular food shop?   There is lots of help and support available in Islington, offering free, confidential and independent advice. Shopping…
  4. Heatwave 2022

    Heatwave, Islington’s summer activities programme for children and young people, offers a range of activities for all ages during July and August. Holiday Activities with Food This summer, Islington Council is offering eligible young people free activities with food during the school holidays. Under 13s…
  5. Test Page Venues in Islington

    Test Test Test Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up…
  6. Designated Social Care Officer (DSCO)

    The role of the Designated Social Care Officer (DSCO) is to ensure high quality social care input and engagement with the Education, Health and Care needs assessment and planning process with a particular focus on how different roles are supporting coordination of social care input into…
  7. Gap year - pros and cons

    There are pros and cons to taking a gap year You need to think about how taking a gap year will affect your future plans. A well thought out and planned gap year can look good on your CV and develop useful skills. Gap years…
  8. Study abroad

    More UK students are choosing to spend time studying abroad However, the implications of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) and people studying in Europe are fully known. For example, it has affected the fees UK students have to pay at universities in the…
  9. Equality

    The Equality Law 2010 Under this law: Everyone is treated equally and is protected from discrimination - being treated differently, less favourably or worse than others. The law is not easy and understanding what counts as discrimination is also not easy. If you feel you…
  10. Skills employers look for

    Employers want to know about your skills Whatever job you are applying for there are some skills, abilities and attitudes that most employers want. These are often called ‘employability’ or ‘transferrable’ skills. Having these in mind when job hunting may help you to be successful.…
  11. Job Search Planner

    Planning your search Try to set aside some time each day for finding and applying for jobs Knowing the best places to look for vacancies, developing good job hunting skills, planning, organising and recording what you do in your job search will save time and…
  12. Working hours for young workers 16-18

    The hours young people can work are covered by UK law The law covers:All young workers (except those who are genuinely self-employed) - a young worker is someone who is old enough to leave school but is under 18 years oldPart-time, casual, temporary and agency…
  13. Exclusions - Information for parents

    The decision to exclude a pupil is a very serious matter and should only be used as a last resort. Only the head teacher can exclude once they have carried out a thorough investigation. Find further information on types of exclusion, what happens next if…
  14. Create your own visual timetables

    Visual timetables are helpful when you want to show what you're going to be doing during your day, when it's going to be done and where it's going to be done, making it much easier for children to understand, learn and memorise. The following interactive templates…
  15. How is my child with SEND supported in school?

    Around 5,000 children and young people in Islington have identified Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and most of these are supported in their local mainstream school or Early Years setting. The majority of children and young people will have their needs met through additional…
  16. SEN Support in Islington - Behaviour Handbook

    The Behaviour Handbook for Islington schools outlines approaches and interventions which encourage and allow inclusion and reduce the risk of exclusion. Within the universal offer, which underpins the layers of support and intervention, is an understanding and ethos which supports the ideals of inclusion. It…
  17. The Mental Capacity Act

    The Mental Capacity Act's starting point is the assumption that adults have the capacity to make all or some decisions for themselves, unless it is shown that they do not. If they do not, people should be given all appropriate help and support to allow them to…
  18. Dates for your diary

    Dates for your diary What’s happening? Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 6pm Deadline to register interestThe online registration form must be submitted by this date. Tuesday 4 October at Lift Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm.  Wednesday 5 October at Platform Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm. Information sessionsIf you are…
  19. Voting in the Youth Council election

    Youth Council election 2022 Who can vote? People aged between 11 and 17, are eligible to vote between Tuesday 1 November to 10 November 2022. If you are an 11 year-old, you must be at secondary, rather than primary school. To vote, you must also…
  20. Sexual Health Services for Young People with SEND

    Sexual Health Services for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged up to 25 years of age are provided through a number of Young People’s Sexual Health Clinics based within the Islington area.  These sexual health services can be contacted directly by a…
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