Together for Short Lives - Helping children who need Palliative Care to access education
Did you know that there are 40,000 children and young people in England who have a life-limiting or life-threatening condition? Many of them access education from a range of providers – including mainstream schools, further education and early years settings. If you taught a child who had a life-limiting condition, would you or your colleagues know what to do?
Who to contact
Where to go
- Together For Short Lives
48-52 Baldwin Street
- BS1 1QB
Together for Short Lives – the leading UK charity for babies, children and young people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions – has published an interactive online resource for education providers in England. Free to download and use, our resource will help you answer the following questions:
- What is children’s palliative care? Who needs it?
- What do children with life-limiting conditions need to help them access an
education? Does this vary according to different conditions, and how?
- What should education providers do to meet these needs? What are they obliged to do? What should they do?
- Contact Telephone
- 0808 8088 100
- Local Offer Age Bands
Transition to Adulthood
- SEN Provision Type