Admission Criteria

• Wordsworth House and Austen House will provide placements for five young people of mixed genders between the ages of 11-17
• Placements will be short/medium and long term
• Young people who need a resettlement plan of care undertaken for either rehabilitation with families or preparation for foster placement
Young people whose behavior in their current setting is unmanageable
• Young people who have suffered abuse and significant neglect, which has impacted on their ability to form significant relationships and secure attachments
• Young people with behavioural difficulties including physical violence and persistent angry outbursts
•Young people who are resistant to adult authority and boundary setting
•Young people who may benefit from a placement with us may have experienced numerous placement moves and be presenting with chaotic behaviour patterns and distress