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Admissions Policy 2019

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Admissions Policy

Policy Statement

Play Inclusion Project aims to ensure that all sections of the community have access to the activities and projects we deliver through open, fair and clearly communicated procedures.  Play Inclusion Project will not discriminate against children/young people or their families for reasons of race, colour, ethnic origins, culture, gender or gender assignment, marital status, disability, offending background, class, sexual orientation, age, political or religious beliefs.

Admissions Procedure

The activities we deliver are open to 4 – 25year olds with additional needs and disabilities.

An open referral system is in place whereby anyone can refer a child or young person to access the activities we deliver.  However, the funding criteria for each activity differs as follows:

Blackpool Activity Club

To access Blackpool Activity Club the child must be aged 8-18 years old living in Blackpool and have an additional need and/or disability.

Fylde Youth Club

To access Kilgrimol Youth Club the child must be aged 4-18 years old living in Fylde and have an additional need and/or disability.

Lancashire Break Time

  • To access Lancashire Break Time weekly activities the child/young person must be 6-18 years old, living in Lancashire and be non-assessed, that is not in receipt of a social care package.

  • To access Lancashire Break Time weekly activities the child/young person must be 8-18 years old, living in Lancashire and be non-assessed, that is not in receipt of a social care package.

  • For weekly groups once a place has been offered, that place is secure until the young person reaches the cut off age or no longer requires the place.

Activity Club Booking Procedure

  • Invite letters are sent to parents/carers prior to each activity club inviting their child to attend. Details of activities on offer, dates, times and cost are included in the letters along with a booking form.

  • Places may then be requested during the allocated dates outlined on the letter.

  • Activity Club Coordinators will then allocate sessions and inform parents/carers of sessions their child has received.

  • Invoices will then be sent via email to parents/carers for sessions their child has received

  • Parents/Carers are then required to send their booking form, medication form and payment to secure the sessions.

  • Sessions are not secured until payment has been received.

  • Running days are subject to change as they are dependent on funding.

Prior to a child/young person attending an activity, Play Inclusion Project must have the following information:

  • Emergency contact numbers

  • Medical information including any medication taken at home or required during the day

  • Completed care plan with details of likes, dislikes, behaviour etc

  • Swimming consent form (where appropriate)

  • Consent form

  • Social Media Consent form

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