4 Bed Care Home
OLL 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. OLL specialises in the specialist support of more challenging individuals; those who pose a specific risk to themselves and/ or the community, whose placements elsewhere have broken down, are at risk of permanent exclusion, or the individuals themselves have complex needs, such as Autism or Learning Difficulties.
OLL is a large detached home, which is set in a semi-rural location, also being short distance away from the nearest town of Southampton. It is situated set back from a main road and is well maintained. The nearest train station is Ashurst. 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. The kitchen is fitted with units and a good range of equipment for use by Young People.
Each 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 artefacts of sentimental value.
There is a computer available, with supervised access to the internet.
OLL is set up to accommodate up to four 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.