Prior to confirmation of placement and contractual details
The Young Adult Provision must be able to meet the needs of the young person as
identified in the pre placement assessment and in their Adult Care Assessment,
Continuing Healthcare Assessment, EHC Plan or assessed needs before admission of
the young person. This placement will be governed by the terms of the Contract
agreed between Prior's Court Foundation and the placing authority or any other
The young person's Person Centered Plan will be reviewed at least annually (including
Education Health & Care Plan where relevant) and agreed amendments and level of
services will be made at that time. No new service will be provided unless it is required
to meet the needs of the young person and/or specified in the Education Health &
Care Plan or agreed and funded by the Local Authority through a revised contract.
Young adults may have additional needs that might be met by the onsite Nurses. On
admission, young adults will be registered with a local GP however remain the
responsibility of the Placing Authority. They will be supported to have their medical
needs met through community facilities. Support to attend medical appointments local
to Prior's Court is provided free of charge. However, support and expenses to enable
young people's attendance for non-emergency medical appointments (eg Consultants)
not local to Prior's Court may incur charges for transport and additional staff. This is to
be agreed between the Placing Authority & Local Health Authority.
Complex medical procedures that require additional support and training to nonmedical staff will be considered through a joint meeting between the Head of Care
and appropriate medical professionals. There will be a tiered system for allocating the
additional costings required to support high health needs.
Some young adults may be vulnerable to mental health problems such as anxiety and
depression, especially in late adolescence and early adult life. Mental health needs may
be required to be supported through the local Mental Health Service.
Highly- specialised dietary needs can be supported but may require additional
funding. Dietetic support must remain the responsibility of the Placing Authority.
Prior's Court will not be responsible for the provision of transport between the Young
Adult Provision and the young person's home.
Fee invoices will be paid quarterly and invoiced to one funding provider only.
ADMISSIONS - PRIORS COURT YOUNG ADULT
Version 1 Review Date: 30 Sep 2023