Changing Behaviours

A counter-intuitive challenge we have at HFHC is when parents visit they often say, “my child is much more complex than that child over there – how are you ever going to be able to support them?”  or “these people are doing activities that my child won’t be able to do” What they don’t often […]

The Transition Process

We’ve put together a 5 Step Guide to Transition to help parents navigate the process – it is posted on this site under Transition or find it by clicking on the links below. The Guide covers the types of things I discuss with parents every day – if you would like more information or to discuss […]

Fantastic Phoenix

Hugo and Kirsten plus some of the HFHC team joined Ann and me on Saturday night at a fundraiser for The Phoenix School, Peterborough.  And what an evening it was!  Over 300 people attended the Roman Themed Ball at the East of England Showground which was fantastically organised by Liza Schwarz, mum of Spencer who attends the […]

Visiting Homes 1: When and Who

Visiting as many homes as you can is an essential part of the decision making process you need to go through at Transition.  In many cases, Home From Home Care is the first visit parents have made so they are fairly new to the process.   Here’s three questions we get asked by nearly every […]

Celebrating Achievements

When talking to parents I often get into conversation and passion takes over; I suddenly find myself making statements like, “we believe Home From Home Care is as good as it gets for the particular people we support, BUT we know we can always be better”. The reality is that when that conversation is over, […]