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Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is learning of the pressures faced by conscientious led Care Providers striving to offer a caring and safe environment to both service users and staff. Safety monitoring is proving to be a invaluable care assist tool - bringing a more open and transparent culture into care homes as well as saving valuable resources within the care home sector and the NHS

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Your Experiences

Loganberry Lodge in Stanway, Colchester Essex

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Dad has vascular dementia and a soma bag. He was sent to the home from the hospital , and his time there was very stressful and horrific and resulted in us sadly losing more of dad quicker.
Dad was left unwashed and unshaven for days, his clothes had been put away in the wardrobe unwashed but to be worn again even though you could clearly see they were covered in faeces.
One day mum and a family member went to see dad and found him in a really dirty state, a carer was told but did nothing and mum ended up washing him and finding clean clothes for dad.
It took them over a month to ask mum how to change the stoma bag as no one there was trained to do it.
Mum was told dad had escaped this was put into his care plan which mum saw. Next time mum visited this page had been taken out and all was denied.
Mum asked for dads toe nails to be cut as they were hurting him, they said they would be done. When we got dad out of the home my husband and I found his nails to be very over grown they were curled over and digging into his skin. He was in so much pain and was finding it very hard to walk. His toes and ankles had dried faeces on them which you could see had been there a while as it had stained his skin.
When we went to get dad out the home we found him very upset, he said a male carer had got him round the throat and had locked him in his room.
Most of dads items went missing and were never found.
Everything got denied, but all of this has left my dad a very scared and anxious man and thinks everyone is going to hurt him especialy male carers.
We would never have put dad in a home so bad that had already be placed inadequate by CQC.

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Report from Marbrook Centre in Cambridge on the benefits to safety monitoring in communal areas for residents and staff.

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Dominic Grieve Westminster Speech 2018 on Care Campaign For The Vulnerable Safety Monitoring In Care Homes

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Care Campaign Government Proposal

"The evidence from Providers who have installed CCTV seems to me to merit careful attention and to be quite persuasive"

Dominic Grieve MP

Just some of the Care Providers who support our CCTV Safety Monitoring in Care Homes

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British Actress Aimi Macdonald is Care Campaign for the Vulnerable Ambassador - raising public awareness for better, safer, transparent care within the care sector.

I am delighted to be invited as a Ambassador to assist in this wonderful campaign instigated by Jayne Connery regarding CCTV security in care homes throughout the UK. This, I feel, will benefit carers, staff, residents and their families in the event of any dispute. As a relative of someone suffering with Alzheimers disease I have been involved with care homes over the last ten years and I feel the knowledge I have can contribute to this very important initiative

Safe Place Scheme

Chiltern and South Bucks District Council SAFE PLACE SCHEME has called on Care Campaign for the Vulnerable to add our support to the initiative for those who are vulnerable in the community to get help if out and about and feeling scared , lost or confused.

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Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is learning of the pressures faced by conscientious led Care Providers striving to offer a caring and safe environment to both service users and staff. Safety monitoring is proving to be a invaluable care assist tool - bringing a more open and transparent culture into care homes as well as saving valuable resources within the care home sector and the NHS

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