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  • Portchester Road is a very understanding, caring, supportive environment for children who have found themselves in difficult circumstances”

    Young person
    Portchester Road

Model of Care

Our practice is informed with a focus on attachment theory. The core values of the home are influenced by Dr Dan Hughes Model of Attachment. This model uses PACE; a way of thinking, feeling, communicating and behaving that aims to make the child feel safe. It is based on how parents connect with their very young infants.

Therapeutic Provision

The Hub (clinical and therapeutic) department is based at Fort Wallington in Fareham. The Hub is a multi-disciplinary therapeutic service central to all other Fair Ways services. The Hub works with all Fair Ways services to ensure children’s emotional, social and educational needs are identified through effective screening and clinical assessment.

Education

We believe that all children should have the opportunity to receive education in a mainstream provision, we also recognise that for various reasons this is not always possible. For these children, we can provide the alternative provision.

Portchester supports those who are entering higher education such as college and will provide transport to and from the educational centre giving them opportunities to achieve their aspirations.

Activities

Portchester Road offered a wide range of activities that aim to build the independence of our young people. Weekly community meetings allow our young people to put forward what activities they would like to do as a group, and individual hobbies and interests are explored with their keywork teams. Activities are carefully planned and are broken down into three different areas: 

Courses and independence

Learning to drive

Gaining the National Life Guard Qualification

Summer NCS programmes

Hobbies and Interests

Gym memeberships

LGBTQ+ Community groups)

Sailing

Activities

Go Ape

Theme Parks)

Annual Holidays

We are always open to new ideas from our young people and will support them where we are able to do so.  

Children's Guide

Every one of our homes has a children's guide for our young people, so they know what it is like living with us

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Statement of Purpose

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