A-Z of Services

Looked After Children's Team

  • Service Contact: mhn-tr.LookedAfterChildrensTeam@nhs.net
  • Address: 12-18 Lennard Road, Croydon, CR9 2RS
  • Reception phone number: 020 8274 6300 and ask for the Looked After Children's Team

About the service

This specialist team led by a designated doctor and designated nurse for Croydon's ‘looked after children’ - children who experience similar health issues as their peers but to a greater extent, and come into care. Their challenges can be due to the life events they have encountered in their journey to being placed by the local authority.

The Looked After Children's Team and the local authority work closely together to adhere to their statutory duties to safeguard and promote the health and wellbeing of looked after children and young people 0-18 years, ensuring that health needs are highlighted and addressed and outcomes improved.

The team coordinate and quality-check the delivery of statutory health assessments for children looked after by Croydon Council as well as delivering direct care.  

The team also offer training for multidisciplinary teams to support these children in achieving the best health outcomes.

The services is based at Lennard Road and the service is delivered in the community.

Contact information

Looked After Children’s Team

12-18 Lennard Road

Croydon

CR9 2RS

Tel: 020 8274 6300 and ask for the Looked After Children's Team
(Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, except Bank Holidays)

Email: mhn-tr.LookedAfterChildrensTeam@nhs.net

How to refer or self-refer

The services is based at Lennard Road and the service is delivered in the community.

Contact information

The team welcome professional liaison with GPs.

Looked After Children’s Team

12-18 Lennard Road

Croydon

CR9 2RS

Tel: 020 8274 6300 and ask for the Looked After Children's Team
(Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, except Bank Holidays)

Email: mhn-tr.LookedAfterChildrensTeam@nhs.net

 

Lyn Glover is the team's named Nurse for Looked after Children.