A GUIDE TO ADAPTATIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH BEHAVIOURS THAT CHALLENGE ENDORSED BY   APR 2021   WRITTEN BY DA...
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CONTENTS Introduction 4 Executive Summary            1. Behaviours That Challenge    5    8  1.1  Autistic Spectrum Disord...
INTRODUCTION      To provide advice on how the funding can be  Introduction  used       To include case studies and exampl...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY anxiety because their underlying sensory needs     Physical accessibility issues are easily understood i...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Local authorities also have substantial      Behaviours that challenge have a  discretion under the Regu...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY discretionary grants to meet the needs of children and young people with autism  Acknowledgements  and o...
1  BEHAVIOURS THAT CHALLENGE  behaviour and its underlying causes. It should  1. Behaviours That Challenge  be noted that ...
1  BEHAVIOURS THAT CHALLENGE  Behaviours might include   Common causes of behaviours that challenge       Causing self-har...
1  BEHAVIOURS THAT CHALLENGE  problem behaviour in a broken environment   .4  which can result in confusion, anxiety, and ...
1  BEHAVIOURS THAT CHALLENGE  It is harder for children with learning disabilities  provide statutory guidance to local au...
2 METHODOLOGY  of adaptations for people with behaviours that  2. Methodology  challenge. Additional design guidance is ba...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  the legislation applies to adaptations in any  3. DFG Legislation and Guidance  tenure, t...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  underpinning the DFG legislation and  of a DFG is included in Section 100  1  of the  sta...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  ranged between 6.6  and 8.5 . Whilst these  and mental health issues was not recorded.  t...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE Section 23 1  b  in such circumstances, when  3.3 What Work Can Be Funded with a Mandatory...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  with the support of a professional occupational  two.15 The occupational therapist   s as...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  Creating A Safer Environment  Assessment  Background  After looking at a range of options...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE bed  soft washable flooring  sensory lighting   Reducing Risk  radiator covers to prevent ...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  Further advice about relevant works which  adaptation, there may need to be consideration...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  Provision of Additional Bathroom Toilet Facilities Assessment  Background Christopher, ag...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE of a deep bath together with zonal lighting. One  Adapting a Bathroom  set was in the toil...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  Multiple DFGs for the Same Household  the property is too small. The occupational  Backgr...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  3.3 Funding of Equipment  between them to decide how particular adaptations should be fun...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  the Regulatory Reform  Housing Assistance   illustrates the potential impact of such poli...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  3.5 Other Relevant Legislation As a result of the Care Act 2014, Section 2 of the Chronic...
3  DFG LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE  Provision of a Sensory Room  the disabled person or others living with them, then it woul...
4 COST BENEFIT  4. Cost Benefit  noted that whilst the cost of the adaptations was met from housing budgets  primarily the...
4 COST BENEFIT    I don   t think I had any  Where adaptation costs are likely to be  sleep for about two years because I ...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  5.1 General Design Guidance The following elements, which particularly focus on sensory issues...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Lighting Adjustable and appropriate light levels which can provide a more calming, relaxed env...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Spacial Sequencing Design spaces in a logical order based on use to support routine and predic...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Escape Space Provide space for respite from the overstimulation of the environment. This might...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Transitions Using transition zones helps the individual recalibrate their senses as they move ...
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Safety Safety is especially key for people who may have an altered sense of their environment....
5  GENERAL DESIGN GUIDANCE  Foundations    website  https   www.foundations.  and neurodiversity fields. It is expected to...
6 CONCLUSION  6. Conclusion  also make sense financially.  As was stated at the beginning of this guide,  By helping to av...
7 FURTHER INFORMATION  Useful Resources  7. Further Information  Home Adaptations for Disabled People  A  Useful Websites ...
7 FURTHER INFORMATION Creating Safe Environments     Heather Scott   Anne Eddison, Presentation to the RCOT Specialist Hou...
8 FURTHER CASE STUDIES from their mother but also the wider multi-  Enabling Settled Sleep  disciplinary information and s...
8 FURTHER CASE STUDIES Provision of Wet Floor Shower, Closomat and Air Cooler for Bedroom  His mother and sister felt unab...
8 FURTHER CASE STUDIES temperature is thermostatically controlled Oliver   s mother did not have to worry about him scaldi...
9 APPENDIX  9. Appendix  persons residing with him   Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 Section 23   c...
9 APPENDIX  g  facilitating access by the disabled occupant  3. 1  Subject to the provisions of Chapter 1 of  to, or provi...
9 APPENDIX p.31 Credit to photographer Abdullah Ahmad p.32 Credit to photographer Hugues de Buyer Mimeure p.35  Credit to ...
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