Type of provision:   Therapeutic Residential & Fostering Placements
Gender:  Mixed
Total number of children’s homes & other services:  4
Total number of registered beds:  14
Size range of homes:  2 bed, 3 bed, 4 bed and 5 bed homes
Age Range on Admission: Up to 18 years
Specialist service:  Specialist Provider for Young People with Mental Health Difficulties & Therapeutic Care for Traumatised Children.
Name and qualifications:  Senior Clinical and managerial staff are highly qualified in a wide range of disciplines and therapeutic  interventions – details below.  All support worker staff have or are working towards Diploma Level 3 Children & Young People.
Other education provision:  NT&AS visiting teacher
Geographical location:  West Midlands


Cove Care Residential is a unique therapeutic service which merges the specialism of Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Social Care. Our speciality caters for children and  young people who present, with a combination of  mental health, emotional and complex care needs and associated challenging behaviour.

Lee Smith- Diploma of Higher Education; Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and Post-Graduate Diploma (Child Forensic Studies). Continuous Professional Development activities, including teaching and assessing in clinical practice, counselling in healthcare, specialist clinical risk assessment training and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Lee is a registered tutor in management of aggression interventions, including physical interventions and teaching non- physical skills when dealing with challenging behaviour.

Bev Cyrus – RMN (Part 3), Post-Graduate Certificate (Psychotherapeutic Interventions); Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy; Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management; MSc
(Psychotherapy); Reading for an Executive MBA in Health Service Management.

Rachel Oliver – Dipsw and DipHE in Applied Social Studies FdA Therapeutic Childcare.  BA Hons (open) units in Social Policy & Personal Lives and Managing Care.

NVQ5 Diploma Leadership & Management – Social Care Train the Trainer Mental Health First Aid for young people. NNEB, HCPC – SW56989.

Rebecca Herbert  – MA Art Therapy, Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Childcare, Level 3 Diplomas Children & Young People’s Workforce, Dyadic Development Psychotherapy (level one), BA Hons Textile Design.

Company Website:  www.cove-care.co.uk