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Harpury House

"Harpury House benefits from effective care planning and a staff team that are trained to carry out their roles and responsibilities.”

Ofsted URN no. 1256610
Rating - Requires Improvement to be Good
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Harpury House opened in 2010 and provides accommodation for up to five young people, both male and female. The home is located in Bedford. It is situated within local amenities including shops, banks, post office, cafes, local bus service and health centre. Harpury House is within the Bedford Secondary School catchment area and close to Bedford College.


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Young People

“I only feel comfortable and happy when I am at Kimber House.”


“I didn’t know where I belonged until I came to this home.”


“The staff at Kimber are amazing and I know they care for me.”



“Thank you everyone for all the hard work, help and support you provided during the time OL spent with you, it was really appreciated.”


“Thank you so very much for all you have done to look after and support TO (and me at times!) whilst she has been in your care.”


“You have gone over and above on many occasions, and all of your care warmth and commitment has been so much appreciated.”


“The safety and welfare of young people has a very high priority in the home. The result is that young people report that they feel very safe. The staff understand and are very clear about young people’s individual safety issues, and risks are exceptionally well managed and minimised.”


“The staff have a very positive approach to young people’s behaviour. They ensure that praise and re-enforcement for good behaviour is at the forefront of all behaviour management.”


Education provider

“There are outstanding outcomes for this young person at the moment.”



“They have really helped her, They have supported her well to engage in education, they couldn’t have done anything better.”


Social Worker

“I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and your staff for the support and understanding you have given to X during her stay. I was impressed with your professionalism alongside your care and supportiveness to X right from the start, and your close liaison has made it much easier for me to be a ‘long distance’ social worker. Good luck in the future and thank you again for all of your support.”



The home is managed by Sanita Marshalleck, Sanita has 8 years’ experience of working with young people in a number of residential settings including secure and open residential settings. Sanita qualifications include NVQ 3 Children and Young People and working towards QCF Level 5 in Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care. Sanita also has a NVQ 3 assessor award. Sanita has worked her way up from senior support worker to management, Sanita is a committed and a passionate manager working with young people and her team to achieve positive outcomes for all young people.