We provide a range of Residential Assessments, Community Placements and Viability Assessments.
Our residential services are aimed at young parents under the age of 16, care-leavers, parents with mental health concerns or learning disabilities and parents with drug and alcohol related issues.
Within the community, we provide parenting assessments, parenting programmes and support for families living in their own homes.
We provide a range of Residential Assessments for families, undertaking the majority of our residential assessments within timescales between 6 – 12 weeks.
However, within these time frames, we reserve the right to suspend/terminate an assessment if, at any stage, it is felt that it is not in the best interests of the child for the placement to continue. Should such a situation arise, full consultation with the Social Worker and Children’s Guardian would take place, and a final decision would be made in conjunction with these professionals.
The groups eligible for residential assessments at Majestic include young parents under the age of 16, or care-leavers, parents with mental health concerns or learning disabilities, and parents with drug and alcohol related issues. The house provides a safe and supportive environment for all family groups in which parental interaction can be positively developed and family relationships nurtured.
Majestic also conducts assessments and provides community based parenting assessments, parenting programmes and support for families who may be living in their own homes (this can only be provided in Kent and neighbouring Local Authorities). The level of staff input is flexible, and each parenting support programme is customised to suit each family’s needs.
We will undertake paper based viability assessments free of charge (subject to the documentation for perusal not exceeding on level arch file). We will charge a cost of £100 for viability assessments that require perusal of documentation in excess of one lever arch file.
We can provide two week viability assessments, whereby the family reside at Majestic and a report is produced by Majestic at the conclusion of the two week period.
Evaluative, well-reasoned recommendations are made to the courts and local authorities as a direct consequence of skilled assessment practices. A recent accolade received from counsel for a local authority suggested that one particular assessment be redacted and used as a model assessment for training purposes.