Elevation House has extensive experience of working with children who go missing. They have developed
stringent protocols, emphasising inter-agency
work, to minimise the risk associated with missing
children. Elevation House also understands that as
part of a reduction in missing episodes strategy a
home needs to be fun, warm and welcoming to
Elevation House also has a good understanding of
gangs culture and county lines behaviour. Staff
also possess a good working knowledge of CSE,
CCE and the vulnerabilities and signs of children
involved in this kind of behaviour.
- The home makes a strong emphasis on safeguarding. Management has created a strong
culture of preventing and reducing risks to keep
the children safe. This covers all areas, from
involvement with county lines and gangs to safe
administration of medication.
- The home understands well the importance of
multiagency working to reduce risks for children.
Local authorities involved in the home praised the
high levels of collaboration and communication
- Medication and health management is another area
of strength of the home. Medication and health
needs are promoted daily and monitored and
Diabetes management is a strength of the home,
due to a current placement with Type 1 diabetes.
Staff have supported this child for months with
her diabetes needs.
- Staff are also knowledgeable in autism and have
made good progress in looking after a child with
ASD needs. Staff also have a good understanding
of therapeutic practice and how to de-escalate and
work with ADHD behaviours.
The home understands the need for young people
to keep active and engage in the community. They
offer a range of activities in the local area and
emphasise the need to engage in sports and local
- The home also understands the importance of
teaching and promoting young people to develop
independence and life skills. The home has
accomplished great progress in this area with
The home is situated in Newham, London. The area presents a number of challenges in terms of gangs and county lines.
- Creating and following protocols to minimise the risk of children going missing
- Diabetes management
- Therapeutic practice
Inside Elevation House
About the Manager
Silky has worked in care homes with young people with emotional and behavioral difficulties for 5 years. She has also worked with young people as a drug and alcohol practitioner which allowed her to carry out one to one therapeutic based session with young people abusing these substances. Working as an Applied behavioral (ABA) tutor gave her some experience of introducing personalized incentive charts by targeting what motivates a child. She enjoys staying active by going swimming, exercising and staying mentally refreshed by meditating. She is a vegetarian and is a huge fan of animals! Silky has a BSc psychology and possesses an MSc in Early Intervention in psychosis. Silky is currently enrolled for QCF Level 5 in Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care and Children and Young people’s service – Residential Childcare. She is also Bi-lingual in both English and Gujarati