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When new residents start living at the Birchwood Centre, our team will expect them to get involved in a programme that is designed to help them develop life skills that can help them move towards living independently within the community.

We appreciate that every young person who comes to stay at the Birchwood Centre is different, and will have different experiences of independent living, and the skills that they have developed because of this will vary too. So we tailor our group and one-to-one Life Skills sessions to meet the needs of each individual and allow them the space to progress at their own pace.


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Cooking Skills

Once residents are settled in at the Birchwood Centre, a member of staff will work with them to find out just how confident they feel about making different meals.

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