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Education, Health and Care Plans Process

Coordinated Assessment and Education, Health and Care Plan 

(EHCP) Process Northamptonshire

Stage 1: Is an Education, Health & Care assessment needed?

There is a single point of entry to access a coordinated response from specialist Education, Health and Social Care services through the EHC Team via the Coordinated Assessment Process. The application for a Coordinated Assessment can be made by a professional, with parental consent, by completing a request for assessment. Applications can also be made by parents or a young person over the age of 16 directly.

Support for parents to complete the application form can be provided by the Northamptonshire Parent Partnership Service. 

Please refer to the PDF below for further detailed guidance and further stages of the coordinated assessment.