Independent Support Fact Sheet #5: EHC Plans

Written by Independent SupportDate 18 Aug 2014

Independent Support have produced a series of fact sheets as part of the training provided to Independent Supporters. This fact sheet is an introduction to the Children and Families Act and highlights the key changes under the new system.

Following on from our fact sheet on the EHC needs assessment process, this fact sheet provides further information on Education, Health and Care Plans (EHC plans) including:

  • Deciding whether to issue an EHC Plan.
  • Writing an EHC Plan.
  • The contents of an EHC Plan
  • The draft EHC Plan
  • Requests for a particular school, college or other institution
  • Finalising and maintaining the EHC Plan