Buctor House is a newly refurbished children’s home in Devon for three young people aged 7-17 years with a range of needs. This includes autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated difficulties which may originate from learning difficulties.
The spacious children’s home is situated in an ideal location, close to amenities and with good travel links to other towns and cities.
Supporting the needs of the young people
The focus of Buctor House is to promote the development of social behaviours, independence and personal skills, offering opportunities to practice them in real life settings.
The care is provided with a strong emphasis on the importance of privacy, dignity, rights, choice and fulfilment, in a comfortable, homely and safe environment.
At Buctor House, the highly skilled and trained staff team includes a registered manager, deputy manager and senior support workers. There is a positive behavioural support (PBS) approach, with positive reinforcement, promotion of independent living skills, confidence and self-esteem building.
Individualised bedrooms in a safe and homely environment
Bespoke care packages and individually tailored education services provided by Quay View School and Tor View School
A range of communal areas, including two spacious lounges, a dining room, kitchen and well-maintained gardens
A focus on developing positive wellbeing and independence skills
Access to a range of therapeutic assessments and services are available, as required
A highly skilled team that provide a positive behaviour support (PBS) approach
Regular and timely keyworker meetings
Access to a variety of both on-site and community based activities
The facilities available
Each child and young person at Buctor House has their own bedroom, which they can personalise, providing a space to relax and feel safe.
There is also a wide range of spacious and modern communal areas. These include:
- 2 spacious lounges
- A dining room
- A large kitchen
- Well-maintained gardens
A range of activities
Buctor House offers access to a wide range of activities on-site and in the local community. These include:
- Golf and football
- Trips to the beach and cinema
- Youth groups, including drama and music