Making a referral – Neuro-developmental Nursing Team in Halton

Neuro-developmental Nursing Team referrals

Referrals are accepted via referral form, these have to be completed by a professional and signed from both professional and parent/carer.

They can be accepted from:

  • Paediatricians
  • Hospital Consultants
  • Health Visitors
  • School Nurses
  • Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy
  • Social Workers
  • Inclusion Workers
  • General Practitioners
  • Education staff e.g. Nursery, School, SENCO, Educational Psychologist
  • Other Professionals: e.g. Family Support Workers

Once a referral has been accepted, children and young people are allocated to the most appropriate service.

Inappropriate referrals will be signposted to the appropriate service where possible.

Parents/carers are contacted and invited to make a convenient appointment

We will conduct formal assessments with parents/carers, provide strategies and review as appropriately.

The services works in a variety of settings to deliver support as appropriate, integrating management strategies and techniques into daily life.

We aim to form a partnership with families and professionals to support others to maximise the child’s potential.

Parents are a significant member of the team who hold a unique insight into their child and whose contribution we value.



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