Dorset Council - Children Who Are Disabled Team East

Social care for children who are severely or profoundly disabled and their families. From early help to safeguarding, children who are ‘looked after / in care’, and support for children who are assessed as ‘in need’ and their parents / carers. Also home equipment, aids and adaptations and services for children with sensory disabilities.


Venue address
Westport House Worgret Road
BH20 4PP


Opening times
Mon: 08:40-17:20
Tue: 08:40-17:20
Wed: 08:40-17:20
Thu: 08:40-17:20
Fri: 08:40-16:00

Service Details

Additional Information
Area covered by CWAD East: Purbeck and East Dorset areas. The team includes Locality Support Workers, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers and Social Work Assistants. Please contact the Duty Officer at either Purbeck Local Office or Dorchester Local Office to discuss your needs. All home equipment, aids and adaptations are directed to Purbeck Local Office for the attention of the Paediatric Occupational Therapy part of the service. Referrals from professionals should be made using the Interagency Referral Form with parental consent. The venue has nearby parking with disabled parking bays and is fully accessible to wheelchairs.
Referral information

Professional referral, self referral, eligibility criteria - Dorset Safeguarding Children Board website.

Age Range
0 years 0 months to 18 years 0 months

Journey Planner

Address: Westport House  Worgret Road  Wareham  Dorset