Young Person

Caring, Understanding & Fun Filled

More than a Home. A Family. A Community

We believe that each Young Person in our Home is a unique individual who has the potential to learn and acquire skills that empower them to progress academically, emotionally, behaviourally and socially. We value you and recognise that you have diverse needs, abilities and aspirations.

We guarantee:

Structured plans to help you achieve your goals.

All our staff are safe, resilient, well trained and have previous experience of working with Young People.

We support you to do well at school and with other development and learning.

Take part in activities you like.

We recognise your good behaviours and praise it.

Our accommodation is equipped with everything you need to live independently and comfortably.

You keep in touch with the people that are important to you.

Your wishes and feelings are listened to.

We Are Cool! And you?

We’re enthusiastic about changing your life and genuinely committed to achieving excellent outcomes during your stay with us.

In House Letter

We, the team at SHS, would like to welcome you to your new Home. When you arrive, we will give you a handbook. We hope this answers most of the usual questions, but we are sure that there will be more that come to mind.

All the team are here to help and support you, so feel free to discuss any questions or thoughts you may have with anyone. We are all delighted to have you come and stay with us and look forward to getting to know you better.

You will meet lots of staff at the Home. They would like to be called by their first names. Believe some nicknames will make you laugh or smile.

We look forward to seeing you.

Activities offered:

Trips Abroad

Concerts

Drayton Manor

Cinema

Go Karting

Ice skating

Tenpin bowling

Enjoy learning new Skills!

Our Support Consultants are integral in developing assessments and measuring the outcomes of each intervention used in the Young Person’s health plan. The following therapies are also an integral part of our provision and can be commissioned depending on the needs of each Young Person. 

SHS has a pool of individual therapists who have been vetted to draw on:

Music Therapy

Art Therapy

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Talking Therapy

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What they Say about Us

I couldn’t be happier with the kind care that I received during my stay at Grove House. Staff are all delightful and could not have been nicer. I keep visiting the home and enjoy maintaining the positive relationships I have built over the years at this beautiful home. Thank you to all.
Previous Young Person
A positive culture and ethos in the home has developed, policies have been updated and all the requirements and recommendations from the previous inspection have been met. The home feels welcoming, the staff team is stable, and the children are happy and feel safe.

Extract from Ofsted Report 06/2019

Children’s risk assessments and behaviour management plans are detailed and are updated to reflect changes in risks and strategies. Staff implement the behaviour management strategies, which helps to reduce and manage risk and keep children safe.

Extract from Ofsted Report 06/2019

All staff where very welcoming!

Reg 44 Inspector, Ashleen T.

Very professional and welcoming!

Social Worker, Mark H.

Fantastic experience!

New Staff Member, Simon C.

The staff are professional and appropriately care for the young people, pleasant clean house.

Independent Responsible Officer, Kerry O.

An excellent care home that made my YP who was looking for a new placement smile as soon as he walked in, it’s warm and peaceful with caring staff who provide a safe and loving environment. I would not hesitate to recommend this home. Highly recommended.

Social Worker, Roy B.