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Preparing for Adulthood Team

The Preparing for Adulthood Team is a specialist team supporting and safeguarding young people from 18 years old with disabilities.

Our role is to support young people and their families, to build sustainable long-term solutions to their support and care needs, focusing on enablement and independence. Our work is person centred and is led by the young person and their families in developing their support plan, enabling them to achieve their aspirations and be part of their community.

Our role includes carrying out Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Assessments, Community Treatment reviews, Adult Safeguarding, working with Care Leavers, supporting colleagues in SEND Education to develop Education Health Care Plans, working with Carers and Court of Protection work.

We work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and work closely with our partners in the Disabled Children’s Team, SEND Education Team, Leaving Care Team, and Adults Learning Disabilities Team, as well as partners in health.

The team work with young people who are eligible for social care Call the Access to Social Care Team on 020 8430 2000 Option 2