Specialist Children's Home in Buxton, Derbyshire.
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Dovedale House in Buxton, Derbyshire is a nurturing home led by highly-experienced managers and with a strong, vibrant team, each of whom bring their own specialisms, including sport, mental health and outdoor activities.

We help children feel safe, cared for and give them plenty of space to grow, develop their passions and to have fun.  With us, children build resilience. We support them to be active in the local community and to enjoy and engage with educational and vocational activities. Our aim is to promote independence as well as supporting children in their rehabilitation and recovery.

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  • Wide range of local education options

    Wide range of local education options

  • Experienced team with broad range of specialisms

    Experienced team with broad range of specialisms

  • Rural location perfect for outdoor recreation

    Rural location perfect for outdoor recreation

  • Experience in mental health

    Experience in mental health

  • Integrated self-care and independence pathways

    Integrated self-care and independence pathways

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