Who we are
It comprises of five bedrooms, staff bedroom and bathroom and a downstairs bathroom for the young people, a kitchen with a large island in the middle perfect for the young people to gather and socialise and a well-proportioned lounge area.
Manningtree itself whilst being a quiet and peaceful area does have some local shops within walking distance of the home and a post office as well as some cafés and restaurants. There are local schools in the area, community groups and parks.
The home is within easy reach of the busy town Colchester by car or bus but is equally close to large expanses of open green space providing options for a variety of outdoor pursuits including cycling, walking and horse riding.
The home specialises in supporting children and young people who have Social Emotional Behavioural difficulties, Mental Health difficulties and additional needs/difficulties including Attachment disorders, Trauma, Mild to Moderate Autism, ADHD, ODD, Conduct disorder, eating Disorders, Anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, mood disorders, gender identity disorder, adjustment disorder, self-harm, ligature amongst other difficulties. We support our children to access appropriate education provision, be this mainstream or otherwise up until the completion of their GCSE years and beyond in to further education, apprenticeships, training, or employment.
The staff team undertake specialist training so they can support children’s complex needs and mental health. The home works with a team of clinicians which includes a psychologist, consultant psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist and a speech and language therapist.
Where we are