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    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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A Family Perspective

Nov
9

Very real concerns over report into ATUs

Paul de Savary This week Secretary of State for Health & Care, Matt Hancock announced an ‘immediate’ review, to be carried out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), into practices in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs), including the prolonged seclusion and long-term segregation used in the ‘care’ of individuals with complex learning disabilities and autism. […]

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Nov
2

Sky News report into Assessment and Treatment Units

You may have seen a series of reports on Sky News this week, where health correspondent Paul Kelso spoke about the abuse of ATUs – in-patient facilities intended for the short-term assessment, treatment and stabilisation of people with mental health conditions who display challenging behaviours. Individuals with a learning disability or autism are supposed to […]

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News

Jun
25

Join us in signing and sharing this petition

Prevent avoidable deaths by making autism/learning disability training mandatory. You may have seen Oliver McGowan’s tragic death in the news recently. We’re hoping you can join us in trying to make something positive come out of a tragic avoidable death. Oliver, who had autism, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy and epilepsy tragically died in November 2016. […]

Jun
20

Autism Show Birmingham

Home From Home Care are excited to once again exhibit at The Autism Show on 22nd-23rd June 2017 at NEC, Birmingham. Company founders Paul, Ann and Hugo de Savary will be on stand A12, alongside Marketing Manager Anna Selby-Wells and her team of ambassadors. Find out more about our specialist residential provision for adults with […]

Jun
12

Transport Petition

Last Thursday families affected by changes to school transport delivered a petition to Downing Street, calling on the government to close the loophole in school transport law for disabled teens. With over 10,000 signatures, the petition echoed the concerns of more and more families with a disabled child throughout the country as councils exploit a […]

Jun
11

Carers Week 2018

Individuals and groups all over the UK are organising events to raise awareness for Carers Week 2018. Around 6.5 million people in the UK are carers, looking after a parent, partner, child or friend. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they […]

Jun
6

Autism Show London

Home From Home Care are looking forward to exhibiting at The Autism Show on the 15th and 16th June 2018 at ExCel, London. Company founders Paul, Ann and Hugo de Savary will be on stand A10, together with our ambassadors team – sharing their experiences of transition into adult services from a personal perspective. This is a fantastic opportunity to find out about […]

Apr
30

National Gardening Week

Springtime sparks a surge in gardening nationwide, with even the smallest balcony or window ledge being transformed into a riot of colour. National Gardening Week celebrates this passion, with a range of interactive gardening activities available across the country. In this article we are embracing our green fingers and exploring how those with learning disabilities […]