Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Caudwell Children

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
Minton Hollins, Caudwell Children, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7RY
Telephone number:
01782 600 265
Service description:
Caudwell Children is passionate about improving the health of children and ensuring every family has access to the equipment, services and treatments they require. We recognise that childhood is a critical and vulnerable stage when health inequalities can have effects that last throughout life.

Core Services:

Family Support Services

- Support services for families in the home or in the hospital providing practical and emotional support at times of crisis
- Short break activities allowing children to make new friends and learn new skills while giving parents vital respite

Equipment Services

- Mobility equipment including bespoke multi-purpose wheelchairs and therapy cycles as well as specialised car seats and mobility buggies
- Sensory equipment for Autistic children to help promote communication, cognition and well being

Treatment Services

- Providing access to treatments which may not be available in the UK
- Treatments include proton therapy for childhood cancers and Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery to help children with spastic diplegia to walk again

STEP Programme

- Life changing individual therapy programmes The therapy programmes, development and rehabilitation programmes for children with brain injuries
- Parent/carer training to ensure the effects of the therapy and treatment programmes are maximised

ACT-Programme

- Providing a programme of innovative therapies, education dietary and nutritional intervention aimed at unlocking the lives of children with Autism
- Parent/carer training to ensure the effects of treatment and therapy programmes are maximised

Enable Sport

- Providing specialised disability sports equipment to enable disabled children to participate in competitive sport
- Building confidence, the ability to train and compete as well as increased health and well being

Destination Dreams

- Fully supported group holiday to Florida providing precious memories for terminally ill children and their families
- The only charity funding the whole family including carers and providing a team of paediatric physicians and volunteers to ensure all the needs of the family are met
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 18 years
Languages:
English
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age
  • Disability
Referral route:
Self Referral
Last updated on:
05/09/2016

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