• 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

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.  

Mar
18

Kidz in the Middle

We are pleased to announce that Home From Home Care will be at holding a stand this year’s Kidz in the Middle event, which is being held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Thursday 21st March, 9.30am – 4.30pm. You will find us on stand A5, so come along and find us as we will be happy […]

Mar
18

Born to Be Different

Born to Be Different is a candid and unsentimental documentary filmed over nearly 10 years that chronicles the pressures and joys of family life for parents bringing up a disabled child. This programme is now airing on Channel 4 and will show insights into the world of care that will be a valuable source of information. The […]