• 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

Jan
15

HFHC 10th Anniversary!

2015 marks a special anniversary for Home From Home Care, as we celebrate 10 years of making a difference to the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs. In 2005, we opened our first Home “The Old Hall” in Fiskerton, supporting 7 individuals with learning disabilities. We have now opened 5 ‘Micro Communities’ […]

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Dec
9

Legal Developments

Ann recently attended a Moving into Adulthood conference where she heard a very useful and interesting presentation given from a Barrister at Monckton Chambers Solicitors. He touched on some key issues and developments facing parents at the moment, such as; Children and Families Act 2014 EHC Plans Personal Budgets Local Offer Care Act 2014 Mental […]

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News

Nov
14

Kidz Up North

  We are really looking forward to holding a stand at next week’s Kidz Up North Event which is being held at Event City in Manchester, Thursday 21st November. This is an extraordinary event hosted by Disability Living to showcase a whole range of products and services available for children with learning disabilities, their families and […]

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!