Muswell Hill Children’s Home is situated in the London Borough of Haringey and is registered with the Office for Standards in Education.(OFSTED). The home comprises of three stories and is situated amongst other private and publicly owned residential properties.
The home provides planned and some emergency admission placements for up to six male or female children in single accommodation. The age range of the children/young people accommodated is 11 to 17 years.
The Philosophy, Purpose and Objectives of the home.
In line with the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Children Act 1989/2004, Muswell Hill Children’s Home will endeavour to provide a high quality caring, safe and structured environment for all children and young people whilst they remain in our care.
Our principal objectives
TO PROVIDE THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPROVE THEIR SELF PERCEPTION
TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENTS OF INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND ESTABLISH CARE/PLACEMENT PLANS WHICH ARE USED AS WORKING DOCUMENTS
TO PROMOTE THE INDIVIDUAL EXPECTATIONS AND ASPIRATIONS OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH REGARDS TO THEIR SPECIFIC RACIAL, CULTURAL, RELIGIOUS, SEXUAL IDENTITY OR ANY SPECIAL NEEDS
TO PROMOTE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND FULLY MEET THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
TO PROVIDE GOOD ROLE MODELS AND ACTIVELY ENCOURAGE APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR AND GOOD ORDER WITHIN THE HOME AND COMMUNITY
TO ADDRESS ANY OFFENDING BEHAVIOUR THROUGH COGNITIVE AND WHERE APPROPRIATE THEARPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS
TO WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, THEIR FAMILIES AND OTHER EXTERNAL PROFESSIONALS WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR CARE
TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND TO LIASE CLOSELY WITH ALL DEPARTMENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S EDUCATION