Measures of Success
The Directors of the company are aware of the competitive nature of the childrens’ care provision market and are determined to benchmark other organisations to ensure that the standards achieved by Hopscotch Care are the very best.
The measurement of the company’s success will not be based on the throughput of young people but the successful placement of them into the next stage of their lives.
Hopscotch prides itself on ensuring the young people get the very best education provision that suits thei stages of learning. This might include mainstream school, SEN unit, PRU, college or individual tuition.
We work closely with the placing local authorities to ensure that we respond to the changing needs of the young people in our care.
Hopscotch considers that enabling young people to make the transition to independence is one of its key performance indicators and measures of success. The Hopscotch Next Steps Transition Booklet provides a self- completion guide to encourage young people to identify the areas that they need to be confident in knowing before leaving residential care.
Each young person will have a passport, bank and savings account when they leave the home and key workers will ensure that they can budget, shop, cook, use public transport and are aware of benefits available, employment and further education opportunities and where they can get help if they need it.
Young people are encouraged to take up part-time work and voluntary opportunities as soon as they are old enough and will be helped into applying for apprenticeship schemes and full time employment or studies in their final years in the home. This provides them with a degree of independence and builds self confidence in their ability to work with other young people and adults.