Ash’s Place provides independent social care services to people, as well as tailor-made training or support to organisations. You will not have to go through a call centre, be triaged or put on a long waiting list. We can offer you support from an experienced, qualified Social Worker and a qualified Teacher. New for 2021 we also have our very own Therapy Dog called Sweetie available on request!

Services Available

A Social Worker with or without a Therapy Dog can be booked for appointments to support children, teenagers or adults. We offer a variety of expert Assessments such as Mental Capacity & Assessment of Care Needs. We can also provide expert Advocacy support if required. Get in touch to discuss your requirements.

For Organisations

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The Mental Capacity Act - Training & Consultancy

From basic awareness to more in-depth training, Ash’s Place can deliver. We have experience of working with Local Authorities and care homes and are well equipped to support you with the current legislation and also to prepare you for the upcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards.

Safeguarding for Children & Adults - Training & Consultancy

Your organisation may have to deal with a complaint or a safeguarding issue. I can help with this and offer advice and guidance. Perhaps you want to be proactive and ensure you have a robust safeguarding procedure in place within your organisation and that staff know how to adhere to it. I can work with you to do this. I have experience of delivering training and discussion forums to a range of people including people with learning disabilities, young people, students, front line staff, solicitors, doctors and local authority senior managers. Currently due to the pandemic I am trying to deliver training online where possible but please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

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Diversity, Culture, Religion, LGBTQ+ - Training & Consultancy

We can offer training & support in a range of diversity topics. We especially have experience in LGBTQ+ matters, especially the needs of transgender people. We have expertise in faith and spirituality, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, witchcraft beliefs, and more.

For Individuals

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Independent Social Work - Help For Children, Teens & Families

We can provide an experienced Social Worker to help, whether you want support in relation to a bereavement, family break up, or difficult behaviour - we can help. We don’t have a magic wand but we can provide one off or regular therapeutic sessions to offer a child, young person or adult a safe place to talk and explore their feelings.

Independent Social Work - Help for Adults

We can complete Mental Capacity Assessments which can be useful if there is or may be a dispute about a decision you are making. We can provide specialist Advocacy support if required. We can also carry out an Assessment of your needs and even arrange support services for you if you like, such as help with washing and dressing.

Get In Touch

If you have an enquiry about any of the services offered, please fill out our contact form.