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Sharing the insights from our research on how we can improve

11 May 2021
Young disabled boy looking at laptop with mum leaning over his shoulder pointing and smiling

We have recently held two Zoom meetings to feedback the findings and share information and we would now like to publish this information to make sure that all families who were not able to attend have the chance to look through the report and also watch the video we have had commissioned to support these findings.

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Help us improve our service by telling us what you think

25 September 2020
Close up of a keyboard button with the words 'Tell us what you think!' on it

To help us put the right things in place, we want to hear what works best for children, young people and families. The information you provide will help us start to design the new offer with you from now until the new services are in place.

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Launch of our new ‘passport’ number booking system

14 January 2019
We have a new registration system, apply today to obtain your new 'passport' number

In order to make booking caravans, beach huts, clubs, activities, light touch care hours and applying for tickets and Max cards, much easier in the future, we have launched a new booking system.

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New inclusive play area and Changing Places facility in Walton-on-the-Naze

03 July 2018
Play area at Walton on the Naze

The opening of a new inclusive play area and accessible Changing Places facility in Walton-on-the-Naze is enabling children and young people with disabilities to have fun and enjoy the great outdoors.

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The Essex Family Forum Launches

12 February 2018
Short Breaks team at the Family Forum launch event

The new Essex parent/carer forum Essex Family Forum officially launched last week the 7th of February.

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