Education, Health and Care Plans

The information on this page is directly related to Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP), and is for everyone.

This section contains information and guidance from national organisations as well as documents produced in Worcestershire. Other pages in the Special Educational Needs section will also be of interest, and will include documents and websites not listed here.

To make a request for an Education Health Care (EHC) needs assessment:

  1. You can call the SEND Services Helpline on 01905 845579
  2. You can e-mail SEND Services  SEN@worcestershire.gov.uk
  3. You can write to SEND Services at the following address:
    The Administrative Officer
    Inclusion and Assessment (SEN)
    Directorate of Children, Families and Communities
    County Hall
    Spetchley Road
    Worcester
    WR5 2NP

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Worcestershire's Education, Health and Care Plan Pathway animation YouTube video

Summary of documents required to request an EHCP Assessment

Summary document containing a list of the paperwork required for an integrated assessment.

  • Guidelines for Requesting an Assessment
  • Criteria for Integrated Needs Assessment
  • Form RS36
  • Family Conversation Record
  • Guidance for completion of Family Conversation
  • Medical Questionnaire
  • Child or Young Person's Views

Summary of documents required for the conversion/transfer process

Summary document containing a list of the paperwork required for a transfer from an SEN Statement to an EHCP

  • Guidance for Schools in holding a Transfer Review
    Guidance of what to do and when to do it
  • Child's Views
    Use to obtain child/young person's views before the transfer Review meeting – please adapt as necessary to meet the needs of the learner. 
  • Family Conversation
    Use to obtain family's views before the transfer Review meeting
  • Blank Advice form – for Education and for Health Professionals
    To send out to professionals invited to the meeting for them to complete for the meeting
  • Blank annotated EHCP
    Guidance on the information that needs to be included in an EHCP