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Our Journey – The Richardson Family

In this short film Mr and Mrs Richardson tell us of their journey as a family, which although has included many significant challenges, is ultimately one of success based on never giving up. They share their thoughts on both The Birches Chilldren’s Home and Pontville School – telling how both helped their son to achieve the future he wanted.

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Our passionate, experienced and skilled care and therapy staff teams support each young person to develop their social and independence skills, which enables them to consistently achieve and develop.
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Young people have their own en-suite rooms and all homes are furnished and equipped to the highest of standards.
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Young people living in the homes are provided with opportunities to access a wide range of leisure and social activities in either a supported, semi-independent or independent manner.

Our Homes

We offer a complete package of 52 week residential care, in conjunction with our sector leading schools, which allows children to realise both their academic and personal potential.

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Our Approach

Each young person is closely supported throughout their school day and home life. There are strong links between the children’s home and respective Witherslack Group school to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved for each young person and that all of their social, educational and therapeutic needs are met.