The School Nursing - Alternative Provision Team (SNAP) are a county wide service providing support for parents, carers and schools in assessing and promoting the physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people attending special schools, with the overall aim of improving health outcomes and enabling young people to achieve their full potential. The SNAP Team offer out reach support for children and young people aged 3-19 years with additional needs that attend mainstream schools.
The team run workshops for parents and carers throughout the year. during term-time, at venues across the county.
The SNAP Team also coordinate continence product provision for children and young people aged between 4-18 years.
The SNAP Team consists of, School Nurses, Staff Nurses and Healthy Child Practitioners.
The team works closely with partner agencies including: schools, social workers, foster carers, health and education for the benefit of the child / young person.