The care team offers social care, guidance and support that promotes independence and delivers the skills needed for young people as they continue their journey through life.
Using a nurturing approach ensures young people are supported to address their feelings and emotions in a safe and secure way with an experienced staff team. Our aim is to ensure that each young person will achieve positive outcomes in their personal, social and learning lives and achieve their full potential.
It has direct access to numerous amenities including shops, leisure facilities, medical services and further education providers all within walking distance
It has five bedrooms which the young people furnish and decorate as they choose. There is a communal kitchen, lounge area, dining room, two bathrooms and another separate WC. The home is equipped with a computer and a telephone for the young people to use. The home has a lovely garden for young people to use as and when needed.
We have created our own needs driven model at Heysham House, with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs at the centre. Our model has 3 core aspects:
- Meeting the basic survival and psychological needs of each young person.
- Focusing on staff well-being.
- Working in partnership with the wider support system around each young person.
Read in more detail about The Needs Driven Relational and Systemic Model of Care at Heysham House.