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Major refurbishment for Brockenhurst home...

A specialist care home in Brockenhurst has re-opened following a major refurbishment.

Fernlea has reopened as a residential facility for young people aged from 16 to 25 who have autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), including Asperger Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. 

The home has been completely renovated to accommodate the new residents, a new manager has been employed, with extensive experience operating a facility such as this and the site is fully registered with the Care Quality Commission. 

Tracey Bolton, registered manager at Fernlea, said:  “Our aim is to enable young people to live as independently as possible and to make their own choices as they develop their independence. Fernlea will offer support, learning and life skills to enable each individual to maximise their potential.

“Priory prides itself on achieving positive outcomes and at Fernlea we aspire to support the young people in our care to gain increased levels of independence and live happy, meaningful and fulfilling lives.

“Fernlea can offer a continuing care pathway to allow students to progress from our schools and we are certain that the new service will be a great place for our young people to develop.”

Fernlea will provide education, care and essential life skills for young adults to equip them with the necessary life, independence and social skills as they progress towards more independent living.

Individual plans and programmes are created to ensure that each individual is challenged to progress at speeds and levels that are appropriate for them. Young people at Fernlea are able to access mainstream education with the support of Priory staff and often undertake a range of work placements, in order to build up their confidence and work readiness.

Priory Education Services also operates 2 specialist schools in Hampshire for pupils with ASD.

For more details on Priory Education and Children's Services, please call 0118 970 8068 or click here to make an enquiry.