Hillcrest Sandilands is an Ofsted registered children's home offering 52-week care and education placements to boys and girls aged between 11 - 17yrs. It is a large detached family home located in Croydon, Surrey.
"Staff consistently have very high aspirations for young people in their care, which is reflected in outstanding outcomes for young people." Latest Ofsted Report
Philosophy of care
Hillcrest Sandilands offers children the opportunity to experience group living in order for them to develop empathy and a sense of belonging. Working and playing in small groups enables the children to understand the importance of boundaries, structure and negotiation.
Hillcrest Sandilands provides a safe and nurturing environment in which children can explore their feelings and form appropriate attachments. The home is particularly successful in enabling children to return to fostercare or their own families.
Any therapeutic intervention is only undertaken after careful assessment by suitably qualified practitioners in consultation with all relevant professionals. Therapeutic support is provided by qualified practitioners and reinforces the Hillcrest philosophy of providing a more therapeutic approach to child care.
Sandilands has close links with neighbouring EBD schools and mainstream colleges. Education is provided in a structured and caring environment and planned to meet both academic and pastoral needs of the young people.
Children enjoy activities such as go-karting, quad-biking, camping, bowling, holidays away and day trips to local centres and theme parks.
Wherever possible admissions to Sandilands should be planned and involve all family and professionals to ensure each placement has the best possible start. Emergency referrals can be considered in certain circumstances.
Hillcrest Sandilands is an Ofsted registered children’s home offering 52-week care and education placements for boys and girls aged 11-17yrs. It is a large family home located in Croydon, Surrey. To make a referral please call: 08458 727477 Email: email@example.com