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Children Services

Children Services

Welcome to Mayden Support Children's and Families Services.   

Our children services  aim to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive and develop within a supportive, caring and positive environment in line with the outcomes of Every Child Matters. 

Who we Support

  • Children and Families - This service area includes early intervention and targeted support for children and families; child protection, safeguarding, and services for children in care.
  • We cater for children and young people from ages 0 to 17 years in Warrington.  These children and their families are our key 'customers'.  All our services are geared towards championing children, young people and their families, improving outcomes for them by ensuring they receive swift and timely access to the intervention services they need

Specialist Areas
  • Parents with enduring mental health illness 
  • Children with disabilities. 
  • Children with complex behaviours including
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
    • Mental Health Related Disorders
    • Learning Difficulties
    • Other behaviours which may challenge the services
  • Children with Post Traumatic Experiences

Working in Partnership 
At Mayden we will work with parents, members of the multidiscplinaary team and other relevant authorities in conducting the assessment of needs and requirements, bespoke to your child/ person as it is essential in promoting positive outcomes for them, this will be achieved by listening carefully to the child, likes and dislikes, hopes and inspirations. We understand that the parents are ultimately responsible for their children, and we will treat all parents with respect. We are committed to exploring innovative ways of reaching to the families who most need our support. Mayden has invested in its partnership ethos, identifying the mutual value to be derived from effective partnership working taking a multi-agency approach.

We aim to work with local councils, children centres, schools and an increasing number of GP's, to offer support to parents who are often suffering from problems such as stress and depression, as well as from parenting issues.
Our success is based upon building a close partnership with parents, carers and siblings and helping them find solutions to the obstacles they meet in daily life.

 As an organization we have six values that inform everything we do
  • We put the child first,
  • We value their choices and preferences
  • We take responsibility
  • We value, respect and take care of ourselves and each other
  • We work best in partnership
  • We practice Inclusion and Learning

Our Process
Once a referral is received from you, we will match the Young Person's needs to a relevant Link-­worker to achieve your expected best outcomes. The Link­-worker will be the first point of contact the Young Person needs for the support required. The Initial assessment, Local Authority recommendations and the progress are observed throughout their journey and care pathway. This will determine qualitative as well as quantitative levels of support required.

Activities of daily living are catered for as a standard and initially this will be monitored. The number of visits and time will then be determined on an individual basis, based on age, abilities and expected outcomes, (variations may occur as and when needs arise, e.g. Accompaniment to appointments).

Staff Recruitment
As a provider we ensure our staff undergo a robust recruitment and induction process whilst also offering the best training possible as stated below. Mayden staff selection process will consider our client requirements and needs to conduct the best match helping build relationships and maintaining continuity. together.
Our staff recruitment process includes:
•          Face to face interview
•          Disclosure and Barring service checks (DBS)
•          Multiple references from previous employers
•          Immunisation checks
•          Right to work checks.
Staff Training
Our staff training is tailored to service user needs, some of the specialist training we deliver is listed below:
  • Artemis Induction Program
  • Autism Awareness training
  • Epilepsy training
  • PEG Training
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Trauma Informed Approach
  • Duty of Care
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Least restrictive Practice
  • Working with Challenging Behaviours

Care plans

You are involved in all aspects of your care and support plan. Your care will be centred around the holistic assessment that defines your personalised plan that meets your needs, wishes, preferences and outcomes.

Parent and Child Support

We will support with *Personal Care *Respite *Parental Skills *Getting ready for school *Help with routines *Sitting in services

Support outside your home

*access into the community *support groups *inclusive activities such as swimming, gym etc *support at school *independent travel *life skills

Partnership Working

*Social Services Supervised Visits *Access to peer group to promote social Inclusion *Daily and overnight hospital inpatient support