It is a sad reality that many young people suffer multiple
rejections due to relationship breakdowns when stability
is essential to the healing process. The effects of
these rejections often leave the young person focused
on their immediate needs and unable to see a positive
When measuring outcomes, we must all be mindful of
the young person’s journey to fully appreciate
At New Reflexions, we believe that placement stability
is simply the beginning of a long process to achieve
positive re-engagement. Through this philosophy, we
have built a reputation for our commitment to every
young person placed with us.
Continued stability is achieved through a sense of
hope and direction. Through consultation, we work with
our young people at a pace that is appropriate to their
emotional and practical needs. This approach has enabled
many of our young people to gain a sense of positive
control and develop the motivation to take the first
To date, we have successfully looked after several
young people who were previously labelled as unmanageable
and re-united other young people with their families.
Through our outcome focused approach, we have provided
invaluable evidence based assessments to aid future
planning and through our recommendations have been instrumental
in the continued progress of young people previously
in our care.
We currently have young people residing with us who
on arrival were only focused on going home. Through
our approach they have recognised their progress and
requested to stay and develop themselves further.
Through multi-agency working and our relationships
in the community, we have secured further education
placements at local colleges and work experience placements.
Our leaving care service is recognised for its in-depth
assessment of young people’s emotional and practical
needs and has provided invaluable information to the
We also have a reputation for our post residential
support, giving young care leavers a continued sense
of safety and belonging. The knowledge that we will
always be there is often all that’s needed to
soothe the fear of failure in this next stage of their
journey to achieve a productive life.
We currently have young people who have been supported
to settle in Shropshire and have built a life that has
surpassed their own expectations.