Transitions Team

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Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you inform me of the Transitions Team Manager's name and the age range of the individual's supported by the team?

Yours faithfully,

Chloe Wright

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Chloe Wright,

 

Request for Information RFI-3051-21

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Transitions Team
which was received on 10 June 2021.

 

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Dear Ms Wright,

 

Freedom of Information Request - Our Ref: RFI-3051-21

 

Further to your request for information about The Transitions Team, I can
tell you the following:

REQUEST

Please can you inform me of the Transitions Team Manager's name and
the age range of the individual's supported by the team?

RESPONSE

Transition across Walsall predominantly sits with the Adult social
care team responsible for Complex LD and transition. The Team Manager
for the LD/Transition Team is Melanie Bridge. As it stands, this team
is only responsible for screening referrals that come into the ASC
Directorate and from there, some people are transferred into the
Locality teams or specialist MH Team – not every referral screened
will remain with the LD team.

The complex LD and transition team commence working with people from
the age of 17, although it is also recognised that this is not
consistent across all other teams and services who plan for and
support transition agendas across Walsall.

 

Medium to Longer term it is the aspiration of Walsall to continue with
work to develop an all age approach and for children and Adult
Directorates to work more closely in order to improve systems,
processes and collaborative approaches across wider stakeholders in
order to be able to manage compliance in its widest sense, with
regards to the Children and Families Act: and the Care Act,2014. This
should mean that young people and their families can be supported from
as early as 14 with regards to preparing for adulthood  and who may
have presenting needs or ongoing social care support . 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Kim Pahal - Assurance Officer

Assurance Team, Resources and Transformation

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Civic Centre,

Darwall Street,

Walsall, WS1 1DG

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