Bracken Lodge provides care and accommodation for a maximum of 3 young people with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, including but not exclusively mild to moderate learning disabilities, Child Sexual Exploitation risk factors, sexualised behaviours, non-compliance with education, self-harm, aggression and young people engaging in pro-criminal behaviours. Bracken Lodge will aim to look after young people aged between 10 and 17 years on arrival however young people under 10 years old will be considered subject to a robust impact assessment being completed on them. Any young person turning 18 and requiring a short term extension will also be considered in partnership with Ofsted.
At Bracken Lodge we focus on the young person’s experience in the home. We offer a happy, homely, safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for all the young people to help them aspire to and achieve their full potential. We aim to support young people to develop and maximise their Independence and social skills whilst having the opportunity to reflect on their past, learn to develop self-coping and regulation strategies and remain safe.
We provide highly personalised care to help young people feel safe and positive. We have a staff team who are motivated, passionate and committed to working with young people and pursuing the best outcome for each child