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WPCF Update - October 2019  


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02/11/2019 11:14 am  

Highlights from October 2019

  • This month we moved into our new office at Ashland House Ince. 
  • We now also have a small space for the use of our families 
  • We now have an admin worker in the office every weekday morning (unless they are attending another forum event) 
  • We met with Cllr Bullen and Cllr Susan Gambles 
  • We met with the Designated Clinical Officer for Wigan (Dr Abbas)
  • We met with Wrightington Wigan and Leigh: Dr Godhino, Linda Wright, Alison Bromley and Emma to discuss issues families are having with the peadiatric service. 
  • We met with Wigan Council : Cath Pealing, Rachel Derbyshire & Karen Turner along with Lynne Hamnett from Embrace to discuss sharing SEND transformation updates and involving families in the progression of SEND transformation at future participation events
  • We partook in a joint coffee mornings with Wigan Council and SENDIASS 
  • We had an open forum meeting at the Hamlet Ashton in Makerfield with Wigan Council giving updates on the Neurodevelopmental Pathway and the Local Offer.
  • We facilitated a stay and Play at Hop Skip & Jump Wigan. 
  • We arranged to restart the publication of the SEND Newsletter


We attended the following SEND Transformation strategic worktreams (Task groups set up to discuss and shape the assigned topic) 

> Support For Families  

> Neurodevelopmental Pathway 

>Local Offer 

Further details of the meetings and events are posted in : http://bit.ly/WPCFParentPower , the SEND Newsletter or will be covered in the upcoming participation events or open forum meetings.



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