How Care Homes Can Help People With Complex Behaviours

Sourcing residential care for a family member with complex behavioural needs isn’t an admission of failure; a good care home with empathetic and well-trained staff is ideally placed to care for people who are causing disruption to the lives of other family members. Why opt for a care home? Caring for someone with complex or challenging behaviour is difficult and …

10 facilities you will only get in residential care homes

Moving into a residential care home can seem daunting, with families often making the decision after many distressing attempts at supporting the individual in their own home. It can be reassuring to know that residential care, such as our contemporary residential care home in Buckinghamshire, can offer enviable facilities and make the decision much easier for all involved. Our residential …

Steps to improve your child’s learning difficulties

There are over 193,000 school-aged children in the UK with a recognised learning difficulty, with around 8% of those with learning difficulties in London. The term, ‘learning difficulty’, covers a range of diagnoses, dyslexia for example, and schools generally say a child has special educational needs to indicate they need extra support. If your child is diagnosed with a learning …

9 Reasons Care Homes Can Be a Healing Experience

Staying in a care home can be a healing experience in many ways, offering the opportunity to regroup and refocus attention on more pleasurable aspects of life and removing unnecessary stresses and feelings of insecurity. To emphasise this, here are nine specific ways that care homes in Newham and beyond can offer a healing experience to their residents and their …

Supported living in London for people with mental health needs

Supported living helps individuals who require additional support in managing their mental health to remain independent within their own homes and communities. The benefits Such support enables someone to live at home with their usual support networks and regular activities in ways which ensure that they remain safe, independent and a valuable member of their community. Services are built around …

How to Take Care of Your Autistic Child in the Best Possible Way

As a parent, discovering that your child has an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a stressful and worrying time. Most parents in this situation struggle to come to terms with the diagnosis, wondering whether their child will ever be able to lead a normal life in mainstream society. Whilst it’s completely normal to need time to come to terms with …

How Sequence Care Group Can Enhance Lives

Growing up and living in London whilst having a learning difficulty can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Many individuals choose to live at home with support and attend day centres that suit their needs, and many choose to live at specialised residential units. Supported living ensures a great quality of life, and the Sequence Care Group tailors …

Challenging behaviour in learning disabilities: techniques for managing symptoms and improving communication and social skills

‘Challenging behaviour’ is a broad term describing a range of behaviours that are difficultfor parents, carers, teachers and other professionals. Here we explain how children with learning disabilities exhibiting challenging behaviour can be helped to overcome their difficulties. What is challenging behaviour? Challenging behaviour can include tantrums, hurting others, self-injury, throwing or breaking things, spitting, eating inedible objects, and running …

Ways people with autism can enjoy living in London

At least 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism, a developmental disability that impacts how a person communicates with others and interacts with the world around them. Many people with autism are sensitive to sensory stimulation, light and noise, for example, and this can make going out and taking part in activitiesdemanding. Fortunately, for adults and children with …

Choosing autism services for adults in London

If you are looking for support for an adult with autism in London, there are various options available. Depending on the person’s individual needs, you may be searching for a residential care home or supported living accommodation. It is vital to find a safe and caringenvironment. Sequence Care Group can offer both these services for adults with various needs including …