Referral pathway

The Children's Trust is a specialist rehabilitation centre for children with brain injury and complex health needs. We have a dedicated Placements and Commissioning Team available Monday – Friday to ensure your referral and subsequent placement is managed efficiently.

Referral standards for residential health placements

Our commitment to you.
  • We will acknowledge receipt of your referral within 24 hours.
  • We will arrange and undertake an assessment within 10 working days of receiving a referral - subject to admissions criteria and suitability of our services to meet the child's needs.
  • We will provide a comprehensive report and recommendations within 5 working days of assessment.
  • We will liaise with appropriate commissioning agencies regarding placement funding.
  • We will liaise with funders reporting updates on the placement and regarding discharge planning.
If you wish to refer a child to any of our services please click a link below to complete an online referral form. Alternatively you can contact our Placements and Commissioning team on 01737 365 080, or fax 01737 365 084.