Caerphilly Children’s Centre

Caerphilly Children’s Centre

The Caerphilly Children’s Centre opened in 1990 and now provides a wide range of high quality medical, therapy and support services to over 1,000 children and young people with disabilities or additional needs and their families, living in the Caerphilly County Borough.

The ethos of the Children’s Centre is to keep the child at the centre of all we do, and provide a “one stop shop” as far as possible for children, young people and their families.

Services available today:

Action for Children projects

  • Assessment Nursery for pre-school children with developmental delay, complex needs and disabilities, also a playscheme in the school holidays for children up to the age of 8yrs.                       
  • Shared Care (Respite) Service - provides a range of flexible and appropriate respite to support families of children 0-18yrs with a disability specifically through a Home Sitting Service and Supported Leisure.
  • Pathway to Inclusion Project (Families First funded) - supports the inclusion of children and young people with additional needs and/or disabilities into community settings by early assessment and intervention, individual support in the home, and individual support to access a community setting.  

Aneurin Bevan Health Board:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Rebound Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Dietetics
  • Portage (Child Development).

Caerphilly County Borough Council

Children with Disabilities Team -  supports children and young people under 18 with complex disabilities and their parents or carers to maintain a family life in their home community using a range of support services. The team is made up of social workers, childcare support workers, and occupational therapists who work in partnership with the family to assess their needs and the impact of the child's disability

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