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Fern House Children's Home

Fern House

Fern House is a specialist home for young people with autism and complex behaviour.

Opening 25th September 2020

Taking referrals now - Email Rebecca

Through understanding we will empower each individual to achieve their aspirations

The Service

Fern House is a 9 bedded property situated in rural Cheshire on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Frodsham. The home is a sizeable property spread over two storeys, consisting of 9 individualised living suites. Each suite includes a bedroom, lounge area and an ensuite for each young person.

The Young People

Fern House is designed to prevent young people with autism, intellectual disabilities, communication difficulties and/or complex behaviours from being placed long term in more restrictive settings such as hospitals or mental health units. It will also enable them to step down from such placements. By following individual transition plans we will support each young person to integrate back into a more typical community setting, in a time period agreed by all stakeholders.

Fern House Supports Young People By

  • Delivering measurable outcomes through research-based practice
  • Preventing continual placement breakdown
  • Bringing families together and building positive relationships
  • Utilising Positive Behaviour Support and Human Factors to positively impact on the quality of life
  • Increasing young people’s engagement with education
  • Delivering on clear and measurable goals
  • Post-transition outreach support to prevent ‘revolving door syndrome’
Our process for Fern House

If you wish to see our Statement of Purpose, Policies or Childrens' Guide please get in touch.

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What's next?

If you have any questions, or would like to have a free and confidential chat with us, please call us on 01829 741869 and ask to speak to Rebecca Gibson, or alternatively get in touch with us using our contact form.