Solo Provision Home
LL 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. LL specialises in the specialist support towards 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.
LL is a solo provision detached grade 2 listed cottage, which is set in a semi-rural location, a short distance from Holbury shops and good links to the nearest town of Southampton and immediate access to The New Forest. It is situated back from the main road surrounded by trees and is well maintained. The nearest train station is Totton, which is 9 miles away. Local amenities are also a short distance away, which include shops, sporting and leisure facilities, and good public transport routes.
The property has very warm, light and spacious rooms, furnished to a high standard and allows for flexibility to meet the needs of the Young Person resident. The kitchen is a typical farmhouse style in keeping with the building and has a good range of equipment for use by Young People. The garden can be accessed directly from the kitchen. There is a lounge / dining room leading from the kitchen, which overlooks the large enclosed rear garden, which can be used as a safe play area.
The resident has their own bedroom, which is appropriately furnished, comfortable, welcoming and large enough to house a study desk, television and personal belongings. Children and Young People are encouraged to bring their own possessions, such as stereo, television, cherished toys or items of important value.
There is access to a separate computer, with supervised access to the internet.
LL is set up to accommodate one young person 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.