Read our Results!


Windwood’s Residential  Metrics  FYE 6-30-2015

Major Issues for children in SCDSS custody

  • 100%  children residing in our residential program receive medical, dental, and eye care on an ongoing basis.
  • So far in 2015, we have taken 13 different clients to 49 Specialist appointments including: Urology, ENT, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Dermatology, Immunology, Genetics, Nephrology, Cardiology, and Hand Surgery.
  • Over the past year, we have caught up 17 of our clients who did not meet the CDC’s recommended immunization or DHEC’s school requirements.    4 of our current clients will be due for immunizations in 2016.
  • So far in 2015, we have taken our clients to 69 Dental appointments.
  • Of all clients admitted in 2015, 59% required dental care at admission69% of those clients had not been seen in one year or longer.
  • In total, of all clients admitted in 201541% had not received dental care in one year or longer.
  • 100% of the children receive full day education services through Charleston County School District.
  • 100% of the children also attended a summer academic enrichment program provided through Charleston County School District. Many of the boys attend school in our on-campus school that is operated by the school district; the rest attend St. James Santee, Cario Middle School, or Lincoln Middle School

Windwood Works!

1.      99.68% of children/youth will not have any substantiated abuse or neglect while in care. 

  • We did not have any substantiated cases of abuse or neglect during this time period.

2.      65 to 75% of children will be discharged to a less restrictive or permanent family setting within 9-12 months of placement

  • 53 boys received residential services on The Farm during this time period
  • 30 boys were discharged during that timeframe
  • The average length of stay was 11 months
  • 93.3% were discharged to a lower level of care or to a family living arrangement
  • 22 children were placed in a community living situation with a relative
  • 8 boys were placed in a community living situation in a therapeutic foster home
  • 1 child was discharged to a medical facility for a critical brain surgery
  • 1 child was placed in a higher level of care due to problematic sexual behaviors·
  • 0 or 0% of the children made a lateral move
  •  0 or 0% children were discharged due to an arrest.

3.      80-90% of children/youth will visit regularly with family and siblings in other  placement settings in accordance with their care plans.

Windwood places value on maintaining family connections and offers overnight stays on our campus at no cost to them.

93 % of the children maintained ongoing contact with at least one family member or prior foster parent through visitation, phone calls, and/or social media outlets.

  • All children in DSS custody maintained at least monthly face to face contact with a representative from DSS.
  •  Families took advantage of overnight stays in our on campus family suites
  • 50% of the children had on campus visits from family members
  •  TPR is underway for 4 of the children served; but 2 children retain contact with their families
  • 2 children had no visits or phone calls from family members or past therapeutic placement providers.  Both children have parents who have abandoned them while they have been in our care.

4. 75-85% of children in a placement will remain stable. 

  • 100% of the children received a full day of education by attending  a CCSD school on a daily basis
  • 94% of the boys served were promoted at the end of the school year
  • 100% of the children participated in community activities
  • 100% of the children are offered opportunities to participate in spiritual activity
  •  0 or 0% of the children participated in criminal activity; none were arrested

5. Since May 2012 Windwood has received 2,000 referrals to our Community Based Prevention Program

  • Less than 5% of these families lost custody of their children to DSS

6. 90% of families seen in our Parent Child Interaction Therapy Program graduate by meeting their treatment goals!