Established in 2004, is our domiciliary service for children and young
people offering flexible support for children and young people aged 2-18
years with individually tailored programmes. The children typically
have physical and/or learning difficulties, many of which can be
profound or complex.
Each family who accesses Shapes has a small team of fully trained regular ,
as determined by the needs of the child. These needs are regularly
reviewed, re-assessed and adjusted as necessary. This relationship
enables staff to know the child/young person and their family well, and
allows a trusting relationship to be built. Staff provide support in
all areas of personal care and this could include medical areas such as:
Shapes works closely with , also part of Diverse Abilities Plus, a short stay residential home for children.
Close liaison is maintained with social services, schools, community
nurses and other professionals to ensure that Shapes, along with
Smithers, is meeting the needs of each child.
Shapes is regulated by CQC.