Quote from a Parent of a child at Hinton Wood


“Thank you for all the hard work you are doing to make ** life a  bit better”

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Stourside Praises Sung


What a positive CiC review it was for AA today !

I just wanted to say a humongous thank you for your work with her and the progress that has happened since she moved in...

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TS has been at New Park for two months, a third spell of being LAC. TS is a different person now. The positive change is exceptional, staff describe TS thus;'TS is a positive and...

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JN SW Devon


“Beaufort Home was able to maintain family contact for BB even though this was a trigger for BB behaviour”) -  March 2016

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LB Social Worker


LB reported that she was 18 this week and would be moving out but reported the staff had been good and supportive, although she said she never really showed her...

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E.S. Social Worker


Your level of care has been paramount; your communication skills have been superb, you have been consistent with keeping me informed with any updates or information sharing....

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TD’s Social Worker PM


When asked what his views were on the home environment and PM reported - “Very good. TD has moved rooms twice I think, and whilst I have not seen the current bedroom I...

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Education Case Worker


“ Your commitment and dedication to our most challenging young people is amazing”

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Feedback from Wiltshire


I have been really pleased with the placement, the communication is excellent and they are flexible with DD, always a good number of staff available to help him with plans. They...

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Local Authority Commissioning Team


I just wanted to add my thanks for all the great work you have undertaken with *.  Jamie you run a wonderful Children’s Home.

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Fostering and Placements Team


Re: Hinton Wood - They are some of the best guys I have worked with in four years. I couldn’t praise them highly enough. They are very supportive; they turn up if a child is...

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Feedback recieved from Reg. 44 visitor


“Staff at Hinton Wood are working to fully meet the needs of the young people in placement. They are working with very challenging behaviours that has a direct result on their own...

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T.A. Senior Practitioner


PT made some big changes while he was placed at New Park which have enabled him to start attending school full-time and to move on to a foster placement.

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Compliment from a Senior Manager Placements & Resources


Beaufort Home provided " Good imaginative & creative parenting approaches" to their young people





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Senior Practitioner, Safeguarding and Permanence Team


I wanted to email you to highlight the amazing work the staff have undertaken with * whilst he lived at Beaufort and the support they have given him over the last couple of...

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Thank You



Hello Mandy/Adam,

I wanted to email you to acknowledge the Borough of Poole’s appreciation of the excellent work you are undertaking with our young...

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Feedback following a visit to Hinton Wood


Staff encourage activities that will enhance self esteem.  They are aware of the young persons issues and move at their pace.

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The quality of our work with children and young people is continually inspected by OFSTED and improved through stakeholder feedback.

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Fostering and Placements


I recently chaired a CIC Review at Lowther Home. I was impressed by the homely feel and the welcome I received from staff. The key worker for the young person was working hard at...

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