Somerset Community Care Matters progress report

An update from Brenda Prentice about Somerset Community Care Matters, a new project providing specialist advice, help and casework in the field of Community Care law to help Somerset people achieve better access to health and social care. Read more »

The Mendip School

The Mendip School is a special needs school for children in the Mendip Area of Somerset for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Language and Social Communication Needs. Read more »

Schools Report 2012

Ambitious about Autism has brought together a range of key statistics that illustrate how schools are performing for children and young people with autism in 2012. Read more »

Have you thought about fostering?

Somerset County Council is looking to recruit people for a new skilled foster care scheme which aims to help children in care aged seven to eleven build healthy relationships and get on well in school. Read more »

Autism skills and knowledge list

The list, developed jointly by Skills for Care, Skills for Health and the National Autistic Society, enables individual workers, or services and teams, to work out whether they have the knowledge and skills needed to provide a good service to people who have autism. Read more »


Aukids is a quarterly magazine which provides quality, practical advice on autism. Read more »

Somerset patient and public engagement strategy

The Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group Strategy aims to ensure that patients, public and staff are engaged with commissioning decisions at every level from the individual’s involvement in his or her own care to statutory engagement through bodies such as the Local Involvement Network (LINk) or HealthWatch. Read more »

NAS Mendip and district

Meets on a Monday evening, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, once a term at Critchill School. All are welcome, you don’t need to have a child at Critchill School. Read more »