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Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool

In Control, with the help of children, young people, families and practitioners from across the country, has devised questionnaires for people to complete about the process of getting and maintaining additional support that you child needs and receives.

We would be grateful if you could spare some of your time to complete the parent/carer survey.

You can complete the survey online using the link below:

Parent/carer survey:

Locally, we will use the results of this survey to monitor how we are doing and how we can make improvements. The information you give us will also be used in a national report to help improve the way things are done for others in England. You will not need to give any personal details and there will be no way of identifying individuals.

There is also a survey for children and young people to complete. You can access the questionnaire via this link:

Children/young person survey:

Practitioners from education, health and social care involved in supporting children and young people with additional support needs are also being asked to complete a questionnaire:

If you would like to know more about the work of In Control or see previous Children and Young People’s POET reports you can visit their website at

This short animation explains the POET and the process for giving feedback about Education Health and Care Plans:  Introduction to the POET for Education, Health and Care Plans

Last updated: 19 Apr 2022