• Our Story

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    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

May
21

Parent Prompt List

It is vitally important to look at as many options as possible when researching potential future options for your children after school has finished, whether this is moving on to a specialist college, supported living setting or residential placement. Being prepared is key! You must look at all available services in your local area first […]

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May
6

Transition Options

What comes next after education? “Transition” can be such a daunting and fear-provoking concept, which all too often is a major challenge worry for parents. For children of 15-16 years old who are settled into a school routine, the idea of moving them onto further education elsewhere at 19 may seem too far away to […]

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News

Nov
4

Fulfilled Days

We came across an article on the USA Today website which highlights a work incentive set up in California, USA by parents for their adult children with Autism. These parents have got together and set up various social enterprises to employ their children by creating bespoke jobs which play to their own personal strenghts, i.e. […]

Sep
17

TES SEN Show 2013

We are delighted to announce that we will be attending the TES SEN Show in London next month! This will take place at the Business Design Centre, Islington from 10am – 5pm on Friday 11t October and Saturday 12th October. This exhibition will be full of useful resources, information and advice to support children in […]

Aug
20

Myth Buster!

A “myth-busting” guide challenging negative attitudes to children with disabilities has been launched on Mumsnet, an online parenting network, to support parents of children with additional needs. This is all part of a campaign called “This is My Child” which acts against  any misunderstanding of children with special needs or misjudgement of their parents and […]

Jul
24

Sensory Challenge

We had volunteers from Lincoln University give some of their time last week to help us clear an area of garden at our Dorrington home so that we can transform it into a fantastic sensory garden for all our residents to enjoy. A dozen volunteers donned their gardening gloves, grabbed a garden spade and set to work […]

Jun
27

Don’t Call Me Crazy

    A new documentary based on adolescent mental health shows the frank accounts of individuals admitted to a Manchester Mental Health Unit. Watch the first episode of this three part documentary on BBC iPlayer and don’t miss the second, due to air Monday 1st July at 9pm on BBC Three!    

Jun
6

Kidz South 2013

  Home From Home Care will be holding a stand at this year’s Kidz South, held at Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading. The event will run from 9.30 am – 4.30 pm on Thursday 13th June 2013 and entry is FREE.