Our Young Adult Service Mission
Our mission is to promote individual choice and control, to support the young adult and their family in whatever way we can, we recognise that being a young adult in the modern world can be very difficult and overwhelming, we want to take away some of the stress and create a real focus on quality of life, making memories and creating plans to support you on your good days and bad days.
Part of the young adult service’s philosophy is based around creating sustainable support networks, creating resilience and confidence for our young adults to be clear about their own choices and to help their families make meaningful connections with key professionals or others going through similar situations. We know how valuable it can be to share your experiences with other who share your fears or concerns or to have people who have been through the situations and have come out the other side as experts by their experiences. There is nothing more powerful than hearing from another who has walked a similar path to the one you are about to take, whether you are a young adult, a parent or indeed a sibling we try and offer a holistic approach (looking after the whole person and not just the diagnosis). We are not a statutory service like the NHS or social care, but our offer of care is complementary, and we work closely with the key professionals involved in your care. We try to add value to the current care, by concentrating on the extra nice stuff that really makes a difference and helps our young adults through a difficult stage in their lives.