• 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

Aug
30

Milestone Events

The Home From Home Care May Ball and Summer BBQ are two major events in the HFHC social calendar. These milestone social events for residents and their families are a fantastic opportunity for everyone to come together and celebrate, as well as building and encouraging friendships across all of the Micro Communities. It’s really great […]

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Aug
7

Penn School Closure

We feel for the families of those who’s children are having to find alternative school provision after their current school fell into administration last month. Penn School in Buckinghamshire notified parents at the beginning of July of the schools foreclosure after lack of funds meant it will not re-open after the summer holidays. More than […]

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News

Dec
18

Guides to Legislation

Following all the recent changes to legislation with the introduction of The Care Act & Mental Capacity Act, ResCare have writen some very useful “user guides” to give an overview of what they may mean for you. This includes Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP), Learning Disability and Work Related Benefits & Personal Budgets. Please […]

Nov
13

Centre for Social Justice

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) have been commissioned to prepare a report by the end of November for the government on residential care, which could influence future goverment policy in this area. The CSJ was established as an independent think-tank in 2004. On its website (www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk) it describes itself as follows; “By combining hands-on […]

Oct
22

Kidz to Adultz Up North 2015

Kidz to Adults up North is fast approaching and one not to miss!   We will be there this year, will you? If so, please do come and see Paul, Hugo and I on Stand B5 We would be delighted to meet you and share our personal experiences with you. Thursday 19th November – 9.30am […]

Sep
7

TES SEN Show 2015

We are pleased to say that we will be attending the TES SEN show again this year, taking place on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th October 2015, held at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London. This is a show for parents and carers, school leaders, teachers and support staff with an interest in SEN. There […]

Aug
4

In the Media

Some recent documentaries on BBC iPlayer have been sharing in the lives of young people with learning disabilities at specialist residential colleges. Life, love, freedom… A documentary on BBC3 aired recently to follow the story of 6 students with learning disabilities who are leaving their full-time residential college for good. They have just had the […]

Jul
17

Community Integration

Home From Home Care are teaming up with the Prince’s Trust to provide work experience and community integration opportunities for young people in the Lincoln area who are working towards their Prince’s Trust award. The Prince’s Trust provide an opportunity to help individuals integrate into the community as well as develop their personal and work […]