PowerPoint slides from Janice Nicholson's presentation on "No Wrong Door: Rethinking care for adolescents" at

"Children's Homes: What were they really like? Have they a Future?"

a CCHN seminar held on November 1, 2017, at Hinsley Hall in Leeds


Janice Nicholson is North Yorkshire County Council’s Group Manager for its No Wrong Door service. This model consists of two hubs with a range of placements, support and services (including embedded specialist roles - clinical psychology, speech and language therapy and a police role) that wrap around troubled adolescents. Involved in the development of the model since its inception, Janice is a committed advocate of creative and flexible residential / edge of care support to keep young people within their family or community and within North Yorkshire. She has led residential homes to several ‘outstanding’ Ofsted judgements and contributed to the development of award winning services.