3 Bed Care Home
BL is a residential children’s home under the umbrella of New Forest Care Ltd, established to provide a safe and secure environment, catering for Young People of who have complex emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties. BL specialises in the treatment of more challenging individuals, those who pose a specific risk to themselves and/ or the community, whose placements elsewhere have broken down, or are at risk of permanent exclusion.
BL is a semi-detached home, which is set in a semi-rural location, ten miles away from the nearest town of Southampton. It is situated in a quiet area and is well maintained. Adjacent to the Children’s home are the main offices of New Forest Care. At the rear of the children’s home is the car park used by New Forest Care office staff. Also situated at the rear of the children’s home is the New Forest Care farm. The nearest train station is Totton, which is less than five miles away. Local amenities are also a short distance away, which include shops, sporting and leisure facilities.
The property has very pleasant, light and spacious rooms, furnished to a high standard. There is a separate dining room leading from the kitchen, and an enclosed rear garden is available to be used as a safe play area.
Each resident has their own bedroom, which is appropriately furnished, comfortable, welcoming and large enough to house a television and personal belongings. Children and Young People are encouraged to bring their own possessions, such as stereo, television, cherished toys or artifacts of sentimental value.
BL is set up to accommodate up to three young people of either sex up to 18 years of age, on a planned basis or as an emergency admission.
These will include complex young people who may be destructive, show violence and aggression towards others, self-harm, have certain diagnosed psychiatric or psychological disorders, be sexually abusive, have an addiction, have regular episodes of being missing from care, have an eating disorder, be involved with criminal activities, have special needs (ADHD, ASD, SLD, MLD, EBD), are exceptionally vulnerable or other similar conditions. Certain disabilities (such as hearing impairments / mild physical disabilities) or dual diagnosis can also be well catered for.