Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea award OLM three year contract

Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster City Council have awarded OLM a three-year contract to replace existing systems with the implementation of case management system, ECLIPSE, to support the SEN (special education needs) service and integrated case recording.

The SEN service co-ordinates statutory assessment processes for more than 2,000 children and young people with special educational needs and/or disability aged 0 -25 across Westminster City Council and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

The case management system, ECLIPSE, accommodates shared working on the same system, supporting the direction, management and performance reporting on assessments across the boroughs are efficient.

Julie Ely Assistant director of SEN said “Our ambition is to support all children and young people with SEND on their journey to adulthood, with underpinning principles of early help, personalisation, inclusion and a focus on enabling them to achieve their chosen outcomes. The introduction of ECLIPSE from OLM will further enable joined up working, and deliver better outcomes; it is an innovative, cost-effective solution that allows our case officers access to the right information at the right time.”

Peter O’Hara, CEO and Founder of OLM, said “OLM is looking forward to helping Westminster City Council and The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea achieve their vision for children and young people with special educational needs to achieve well in early years, at school and at college and lead happy and fulfilled lives.  ECLIPSE is the perfect tool to support the Authorities to provide a proactive, effective and collaborative approach to their SEN Service.”