Specialist Education

Throughout their time at Cambian Wing College, all of our students are encouraged and supported to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles, with a strong focus on good, sustainable physical and emotional health. We support students through a multi-disciplinary approach, utilising our specialist therapy, education and care teams to deliver programmes that ensure all students take an active role in managing their own health and wellbeing.

 

Physical Health

 

Our staff deliver regular individual and group sessions to promote good health and are available to answer any individual health queries. Diet and nutrition are regularly reviewed and physical activities are offered and encouraged as part of all study programmes. Students are supported to coordinate all necessary health appointments and staff monitor the general health of students and any medication requirements as necessary. All students are coached in good personal care, sleep and hygiene routines.

 

Emotional Health

 

To ensure a strong focus on positive emotional health, all students follow a varied tutorial programme which includes themes that explore individual roles and responsibilities in different contexts - including topics such as:

 

• Substance misuse

• Keeping safe at night

• Alcohol misuse

• Cyber-safety

• Smoking

• Sex and relationships

• Vulnerability within the community

• Equality & diversity

 

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Therapy & Clinical Services

 

Understanding the individual needs of our students is essential to supporting their development - we believe that a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome or high-functioning autism does not predict behaviour, or dictate support requirements. Every one of our students is unique and our positive approaches are embedded across education and our waking-day curriculum. Our range of multidisciplinary therapies are delivered by a highly skilled and passionate team who work together to create a holistic, caring environment.

 

Read more about our Therapy Team here.

 

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Nala, a Rhodesian Ridgeback, is our PAT assessed therapy dog who attends college part time and supports students on site and in the community.

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