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West Kent Health Needs Education Service




Location and Contact details


Woodview, 40 Teddington Drive
Leybourne
West Malling
Kent
ME19 5FF

Telephone: 01732 875694

Email: office@wkhnes.kent.sch.uk

http://www.wkhnes.kent.sch.uk

Type of organisation

  • Local Authority

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
Education of pupils of Statutory School Age who are unable to attend their normal school due to injury or illness

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Entry last updated

Oct 13, 2014

Further Details

WKHNES is means by which Kent County Council fulfils its statutory obligation to provide continuity of education for pupils of statutory school age who are unable to attend their normal school due to injury or ill health. It is inspected by Ofsted. Education can be individual tuition in the home or hospital (for 5 hrs a week), or in a group setting similar to a small school with classes of up to 12 pupils (for up to 25 hrs a week). There are 3 bases in West Malling (48 places), Tunbridge Wells (18 places) and Sevenoaks (6 places). Provision is based on the level of need as well as geography. Individual Tuition covers English, Maths and Science whilst the bases can offer the full National Curriculum and a range of GCSE's. Pupils remain on the roll of their normal school and return there when ready. The service is only available to pupils whose home address is in the Kent County Council area and who are resident in Kent during their rehabilitation.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Day Activities no no no yes
Leisure Activities no no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) no no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

THIS SERVICE WAS IDENTIFIED WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE RAPHAEL MEDICAL CENTRE

http://www.raphaelmedicalcentre.co.uk/

WKHNES is means by which Kent County Council fulfils its statutory obligation to provide continuity of education for pupils of statutory school age who are unable to attend their normal school due to injury or ill health. It is inspected by Ofsted.

Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

- Referrals are made by the "home" school supported by medical evidence from the Consultant.

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS nonoyes
Social Care Services nonoyes
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services nonoyes


- Kent County Council using part of the dedicated schools grant from Government.

Typical duration that a service is offered

Education is offered for as long as the medical evidence indicates that the pupil is unable to attend their normal school. However provision ceases when a pupil reaches the Statutory school leaving age on the last friday of June in the academic year they reach the age of 16.

This Service was mapped by Kent ABI Forum. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

HELP GETTING BACK TO WORK

[Code 90]
Patient description
Medically stable, living in community, aiming to enter/return to employment

Sites
Domiciliary, community-based or residential

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary programme addressing all aspects of occupational activity, including, specialist assessment, work preparation, job search, job coaching and workplace support, and employer/college education and support.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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