Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy

The Hutton House philosophy is one of support, inclusion and a view toward participants and their families that:

  • Fosters a climate of understanding and respect for the privacy, dignity and worth of each person.
  • Respects and encourages personal choice and self direction.
  • Strives to support individuals by building on their strengths, abilities and interests.
  • Promotes independence and involvement in the community.

Values

  • We value inclusion and full participation in community life and will support and encourage individuals as they grow in their lives.
  • We value the opportunity to collaborate and cooperate with other organizations to make the best use of community resources.
  • We value excellence through competent staff and volunteers committed to high quality services and through accountability to the public and those we serve.
  • We value innovation through the creative application of our resources in responding to current and emerging needs.

Principles

  • We will practice clear, open and honest communication.
  • We will promote an environment where people feel safe, in control, comfortable and important.
  • We will consider the needs of others and work together to achieve goals that cannot be reached alone.
  • We will encourage participants to be actively engaged in directing their future.
  • We will facilitate outcomes based learning as a means to achieve our Mission.