Our Space – Information for Cared For and Care Experienced young people
Below are some of the ways our team and your personal advisor can support you to stay healthy and look after your physical and mental health. We can:
Give you information on healthy living.
Give you information on getting help to pay for prescriptions.
Support you to register with a GP.
Support you to move from CAMHS to adult mental health services.
Give you information about counselling services that are available locally.
Give you help with transport costs when attending health appointments.
If you are a young parent, we will support you to do the best for them. We will help you arrange childcare, if this is what you want.
Offer free or subsidised access to the leisure centres we run.
Give you information about health drop-in centres.
Support to access LA Adult Social Care
The looked after children’s health team will work with you to develop a ‘health passport’ containing key information from your childhood (for example, when and if you have had immunisations) and your current health needs.