Bristol accused of 'abject failure' over SEND care plans

By Martin Ford | 26 November 2019

An overhaul of services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) is under way at Bristol City Council, after it failed to meet deadlines for families applying for support.

The council did not complete any Education, Help and Care Plans (EHCPs) within the 20 weeks permitted during the last three months, and managed to complete just 2% in the previous quarter.

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