• Our Story

    Friday, January 23, 2015

    Watch a short film to find out a bit more about our journey into the world of care.

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A Family Perspective

Mar
17

Transition and Why It Is Important to Be Informed

For many parents who have children with learning disabilities and complex support needs, the transition from childrens’ to adults’ social services can be a daunting time. In the UK around 40,000 children and young people with complex physical health needs are in this transition phase, with many hurdles to overcome due to the numerous changes […]

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Jan
15

Going the distance

Ann de Savary says… “Parents prefer to have their children as close as possible, as would I, however when looking for a suitable provision locally and finding all services lacking, you have to make a choice. For me, providing a fulfilled life for someone with learning disabilities, regardless of distance, is the greater priority, as […]

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News

Sep
19

Neurotribes by Steve Silberman

In our new review series, we will be looking at inspirational reading for those who live or work with anyone with autism or a learning difficulty. Our second book, Neurotribes by Steve Silberman, is an impressive and wide-reaching book, tracing the history of autism in depth and with a humanity that led him to being […]

Aug
18

Book Review – Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight by Naoki Higashida

In our new review series, we will be looking at recommended reading for those who live or work with anyone with autism or a learning difficulty. Our first book, Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight is Naoki Higashida’s second memoir providing an insight into the world of a young adult with non-verbal autism. “Illumination […]

Aug
3

Special Olympics National Summer Games

The 10th Special Olympics National Summer Games will take place in Sheffield across a number of sporting venues between 7-12 August 2017. This event is the country’s largest multi-sports competition for athletes with learning disabilities. Around 2,600 athletes of all ages and abilities from across the country will come together to compete in 19 sports. […]

May
22

Leaving a Legacy

Planning for a future in which you are no longer around is always difficult but for parents of a child with learning disabilities there are added concerns. Finding the right provision for your child is essential and can help put your mind at rest that they will be well supported even if you are not […]

May
11

Planning a summer holiday?

  With summer on its way, it’s often the time to start organising a holiday. However, this can prove a more challenging trip to plan if a member of your family has complex learning disabilities. We have gathered some information on organisations who specialise in destinations to meet the needs of the whole family, with a […]

Mar
30

An Invaluable Support Network in Lincoln

The ‘Next Steps’ Transition Event  Home From Home Care sponsored on Tuesday night at The Social Care Exchange was a success. As the first event, it proved an insightful evening with a wide range of exhibition stands and workshops. Covering social care topics including housing, day support, respite, education, advocacy and family support, the exhibitors provided valuable information […]