Crocus Fields

Parent Stories

We feel it is important that you hear about Crocus Fields from those who have used the service. The four videos below are interviews conducted with four mothers whos children have come to crocus Fields for overnight short breaks. If you are thinking about looking into your son or daughter accessing Crocus Fields we urge you to watch the videos. If you would like to speak to a parent who uses the service we have parent reps available who are willing to talk to new families. If you get in touch with us here, we will put you in touch.

 

Julia's son Jordan has been coming to Crocus Fields for three years. She too talks about some of the fears she had before Jordan started coming for overnight short breaks. She describes how Crocus Fields has helped their family have regular breaks together whilst giving Jordan a great time during his time with us.

Julia's Story

Length of video: 3 minutes, 43 seconds

 
Maria's Story

Length of video: 4 minutes, 55 seconds

Maria's son Josh has been coming to Crocus Fields for over ten years. In the video she speaks about her journey as a parent using Crocus Fields and the relationship she and her family have developed with the team since Josh started attending. She describes Crocus Fields as like an "extended family" and talks abut josh's favourite things to do during his breaks.

 
Sue's Story

Length of video: 3 minutes, 55 seconds

Sue's son Alistair has been coming to Crocus Fields for over ten years. She talks about the admission process and what it was like for Alistair to start coming in. She speaks about the benefits of a key working system and how much the breaks have helped their family spend more quality 1:1 time with Alistair's siblings.

 
Samantha's Story

Length of video: 4 minutes, 39 seconds

Samantha's daughter Larisha has been coming to Crocus Fields for over 6 years. In the video she talks about our "key working system" and how that has helped Larisha and her family during their time with us. Sam talks about some of the anxieties families are likely to feel before letting their child stay somewhere new but how it has changed their life for the better.

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