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Residential Family Assessment Centre (Skye High Lodge)

Skye High Lodge is a four bedroom Residential Family Assessment Centre, based in Laindon, Basildon and Essex.

It is registered as defined in Section 4(2) of the Care Standards Act 2014 as establishments at which:

  • Accomodation is provided for children and their parents
  • The parents capacity to respond to the children's needs and to safeguard their welfare is monitored or assessed
  • The parents are given such advice guidance and counselling as is considered necessary

Skye High Lodge specialises in:

  • Supporting and assessing parent/s with special needs
  • Supporting and assessing parent/s with learning difficulties
  • Supporting and assessing parent/s with mental health illness
  • Supporting and assessing parent/s with substance misuse issues
  • Supporting and assessing parent/s with ethnicity and heritage are of major significance
  • Any other placement requirement other agencies may specifically require
  • Emergency Placement Packages
  • 24hr qualified  and experienced staff cover
  • Comprehensive and evidence based court reports
  • All assessments are tailor made for specific families in order to meet their needs.

We undertake a range of programmes and assessments including:

  • Community Assessment
  • Outreach Assessment
  • Residential Parenting Assessments 
  • Risk assessments
  • Viability assessment
  • Freedom programme
  • Anger management workshops
  • Supervised contact between parents and their children
  • Positive parenting group work (Triple P)
  • Life Skills programme
  • Psychological/cognitive assessments
  • Care Index
  • Supervised contact sessions

 Skye High Lodge provides 24hr monitoring and support, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year. We employ fully qualified staff from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, that are able to communicate in various languages.


Who to contact

Kristina Dantaite
01268 416353

Where to go

30Somerset RoadLaindon ParkBasildonEssexSS15 6PE
SS15 6PE

Skye High Lodge is a purpose built home in Laindon Essex. The accomodation consists of:

  • 4 bedrooms, 2 with en-suite
  • 1 communal bathroom
  • 2 offices for staff use
  • 1 meeting room
  • 1 large communal lounge
  • A conservatory for recreation or study
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • Family contact room
  • Outside area

The nearest station is Laindon on the C2C service or Basildon National Rail Station, which is a 15 minute bus ride from Skye High Lodge. Buses and trains give quick access to the Basildon, Thurrock and London area.

When is it on?

24hrs a day, 365 days a year

Other Details

Cost Details
The list of fees will be provided on request. Residential placements start at £2800 per week.
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