Purpose Care Services aims to provide the highest levels of care and service to enable young people to achieve their goals.
We do this by ensuring our staff are recruited, vetted and trained against a strict framework with emphasis placed on the quality and continuity of our care workers to provide a stable and secure environment for all young people.
With our Semi- independent living and our Fostering services; we assist young people to develop practical, emotional and financial skills to achieve a successful transition from care to independent living, within a safe caring framework.
Founded in 2012, initially as a semi -independent unit, we have expanded to successful units in the Midlands and a fostering agency.
Purpose Care Fostering is a new agency with over 30 years of experience in social work. We are recruiting foster carers in London and the Midlands who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and young people.
Our philosophy at Purpose Care Services is to place the needs of the young people at the heart of our service by promoting independence and providing care that respects young people’s choice, rights, privacy and dignity.
We are committed to working flexibly and imaginatively with all other professionals and families to ensure the best interests of every young person in our care are consistently served.
Our policies and procedures are written to provide safe services and working practices that help protect both young people and the support workers.
We recognise the need for client and family choice and proactively encourage involvement during the planning and delivery of care and ensure that the service is managed and delivered in a way which meets the needs of the individuals concerned.
Purpose Care Services is a provision founded by Doreen Miller a qualified social work manager that has worked in a number of local authorities in London and the South East.
Doreen Miller has managed Access to Resources, adoption and fostering services.
Doreen has also been a fostering and adoption panel advisor and a residential worker.
Purpose Care Services has been used by a number of local authorities in London, the Midlands and the South of England.
We ensure all parties are kept fully informed at all times with up to date information which allows young people, their families or carers, to make informed choices concerning their care.
Information can be made available in the most appropriate language or format required. We are unreservedly committed to the principles and practices of equality.
Our policy on equality and diversity is reflected in all aspects of our service to ensure we accommodate and respect all aspects of ethnic, religious and cultural groups being sensitive to their specific needs.
Our quality assurance programme ensures regular quality and performance appraisals are conducted on staff. In addition, our formal complaints, disciplinary, grievance and whistle blowing procedures ensure we are able to capture Information to plan and implement on-going improvements to our services.
Ethos of Purpose Care Semi Independent Living Units
The ethos of the homes incorporates the following beliefs:
Each young person should be viewed as an individual and that their views, attitudes and opinions are respected.
·Young people are experts on themselves, therefore they should be actively involved in decision making about their lives.
Young people make mistakes; experience, help and guidance will empower and enable them.
All practice and planning processes are focused towards meeting the ‘five outcomes’ for our young people as highlighted in the ‘Every Child Matters’ strategy to enable them to acquire independent skills both practical and life management by working in partnership with placing Local Authorities and other professionals.
Through genuine partnerships with our young people, their placing authorities, voluntary organisations, statutory agencies and the local community, we seek to ensure our young people have their needs met and voices heard.
OUR SEMI INDEPENDENT LOCATIONS