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Annual Health Checks

People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This does not need to be the case. Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. An annual health check helps…

Annual Health Checks - Mencap Easy Read

If you have a learning disability and have joined the learning disability register, you might also be able to have a free Annual Health Check. What is an Annual Health Check? An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor once a year. Your doctor will…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships An apprenticeship is a paid job which combines practical training in the workplace with study. As an apprentice you will: -       work alongside experienced staff; -       gain job-specific skills; -       earn a wage and get holiday pay; and -       study towards a related qualification…

Changing Places - Accessible toilets in Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough has a number of purpose-built Changing Places toilets for disabled people. Changing Places toilets are bigger than standard wheelchair accessible toilets, which don't provide changing benches or hoists, and are too small to accommodate a wheelchair user and more than one carer. Changing Places toilets are…

How to Read your Gas and Electric Meters and Your Bills Explained

National Energy Action (NEA) is the national charity seeking to end fuel poverty. NEA has produced a number of leaflets that can help you understand your household bills. Download the How to Guides from the righthand download section of this page.

Life Skills Checklist - Preparing for Adulthood

The Preparation for Adulthood team has produced a Life Skills sheet to help develop the essential skills for independence. The list is designed to give young people and families some ideas about useful skills for the future. Not everyone will be able to achieve every…

Looking for work and Disability Confident

Looking for work and Disability Confident When you're looking for work, look for the 'disability confident employer' symbol on adverts and application forms. The symbol means the employer is committed to employing disabled people. If a job advert displays the symbol, you'll be guaranteed an interview if…

Money Advice and Support within Middlesbrough.

You can download a list of free money advice and support services in Middlesbrough from the right handside of this page. 

Moving from CAMHS to adult services

Transitions from CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) to adult services   From the age of 17.5 years each young person who is under CAMHS will gradually move to the adult services. This should be a smooth, seamless process. Within Tees, Esk and Wear…

Moving from Childrens to Adults Health Services

Transition from children’s services to adults should be a smooth, seamless process during which young people and their families feel supported and confident that their care will continue to be delivered to the standard they expect. For many young people with long term conditions, the…