Author Archive | KateStrutt

New NHS Guidance for EHCP’s – What is a Functional Behaviour Assessment?

Functional behaviour assessment and provision of positive behaviour support is recommended in guidance out in November 2017, from NHS England. The guidance is clear that for a young person with a learning disability and/or autism, whose behaviour presents a challenge, their EHCP should refer to a completed functional behaviour assessment and there should be provision […]

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Keep it Going! How to Make Sure Staff Teams Maintain High Quality Support

Adults with intellectual disabilities have a right to high quality support, and it is important that services supporting people not only meet people’s basic needs but focus on enriching each individual’s quality of life.  Supporting people to have positive relationships, to participate in ordinary everyday activity, to learn skills, increase independence and be a member […]

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Staff not following PBS plans? Check out these three things!

When a team supporting someone does not follow an agreed plan it can be frustrating, confusing and at times worrying. This can happen whether you are working in adult supported living, residential services, a school setting or in children’s residential services. It’s easy for both the person who is responsible for getting plans into place […]

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