Early support care co-ordination

About ESCO

Early Support Care Co-ordination (ESCO) aims to raise the standards of care for children and young people, aged 0-18 years. Who have significant and complex needs and require targeted coordination of services.

This can include:

  • sensory or physical difficulties
  • complex health needs including disability
  • babies leaving hospital with medical and other support needs
  • children who have a greater difficulty communicating
  • life limiting conditions and palliative care
  • children with multiple and significant factors which effect learning and development

ESCO helps to identify children’s needs and respond in the right way. It aims to ensure that the child, young person and their family feel more in control.