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What our residents and families say

"I cannot speak highly enough of the dedication your staff make to our lives"
Ursula C (Daughter of Resident)

 

 Children and Young Persons Services


Preparing for a Better Life

Enhanced Care has one mission, which is to provide the best quality of life for our children and young people while they are in our care and to prepare them for a better life when they leave us. We provide a safe, stabilising and nurturing environment in order to protect some of our most vulnerable individuals especially those with autism and emotional, psychological, behavioural and social needs,learning difficulties and physical disabilities

Our homes and services are based in the North East of England, County Durham and Teeside but we happily accept referrals from all over the UK.

The areas we specialise in are:

Emotional Behavioural Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Learning Disabilities

Children Leaving Care

We also support individuals with Complex Health Needs, where they may suffer from more than one disability or disorder.

The care in all our homes is on a medium to long term basis to ensure a sense of stability for all our residents. We also provide the following key services in all our care homes:

Education - “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” George Washington Carver Education is one of our priorities. Working in partnership with the local authorities, we create an Individual Education Plan (IEP) that suits the unique needs and abilities of each of our children or young people whether it be in a local school or within our own facilities. Our onsite schooling is provided and monitored by specialised and qualified teachers to ensure high standards of education are maintained. This allows our young care home residents to achieve their maximum potential in terms of academic attainment, as well as spiritual, moral, social, and cultural education, thus providing a broad and balanced curriculum.

Specialist EBD Placements - Enhanced Care provides care to Crisis Placements and Solo Placements which often go hand in hand. These are children and young persons who may have been sexually or physcially abused, they may be self-harming or on suicide watch, or they may simply have great difficulty in integrating with other children and young people. We therefore provide them with an exclusive, private space and 24 hour care. Their care will include a recovery plan, psychological and educational therapies, and behaviour management.
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Therapeutic Support - Enhanced Care has a round-the-clock team of highly trained consultants, specialists and therapists who provide critical support to our children and young residents. We carefully select these professionals to ensure that they treat every individual gently and with understanding, so that they can heal, build in confidence, learn and develop for the future. All of our carers and health professionals receive continual training in their given fields, and are assessed regularly to ensure that they are continually providing the highest level of skills, care and compassion.

Outcome Assessments – This is a crucial part of our Enhanced Care service, where we assess the progress of every individual. The outcome results are based on the individual’s reaction and feedback in the following areas:

  • Management of Mental Health
  • Physical Health and Self Care
  • Living Skills
  • Social Networks
  • Education
  • Relationships
  • Addictive Behaviour or Substance Misuse
  • Responsibilities
  • Identity and Self-Esteem
  • Trust and Hope


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