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
On Monday 26th October 2020 Care Campaign for the Vulnerable will be hosting ''Let’s Talk Best Practice - Safety Monitoring in care homes event held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Gerrard’s Cross Buckinghamshire. Our event will be attended by CEO Care Provider’s and notable care industry leaders. The roundtable event will see leading care providers discuss cameras in care homes initiated by Care Campaign for the Vulnerable -lead influencers on care providers adopting safety monitoring in care homes.
CCFTV is sent photo evidence weekly of unexplained injuries and unwitnessed incidents in the care of vulnerable elderly, particularly living with dementia. We also speak to carers who say they are ostracised for raising concerns. If safety monitoring was implemented this could be turned around in a matter of minutes in the many cases that are brought to us and CCFTV offer support to. Lengthy suspension of staff and ambulance call outs when vulnerable elderly are found on the floor could be eradicated by installing safety monitoring.
This very special event is organised and hosted by Care Campaign for the Vulnerable. We are thrilled and honoured to see notable CEO Care Providers/ Care Professionals confirm their attendance including, Professor Martin Green OBE, CEO of Care England, Avnish Goyal, Chairman of Hallmark Care Homes and Care England and Andrew Winstanley CEO Berkley Care Homes, Executive Chairman Robert Kilgour, Renaissance Care, Dr Pete Calveley, Barchester Healthcare, Samir Patel, Hampshire Care Association, Richard Macintyre, Innovation, Health and Social Care Consultant, Andrew Geach CEO Shedfield Lodge Care Home, Manj Uppal, Business Development Manager Sanctury Care, Nino Cuffaro, Wills, Trusts and Probate, Robert Myers Head of Care Pathways, Marbrook Centre. Jo Blackburn, Director of Care Quality & Compliance for the Fremantle Trust, Merrilee Harbensen, Precious Care Homes. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is really looking forward to welcoming everyone to our very special event and keeping the important conversation going on safety monitoring in care homes.
''Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is brought concerns by families and care workers reporting unwitnessed and unexplained injuries to vulnerable elderly in care homes and often fingers of blame points directly at innocent care staff.'' Sally Blackden, Dementia Trainer (CCFTV )
''Safety monitoring in care homes can sometimes be viewed as a contentious subject. Often the reasons for not having CCTV many commentators recite are 'residents privacy and dignity'. Of course we agree with this however, safety monitoring has come such a long way in protecting dignity and privacy rights as well as keeping vulnerable elderly residents safe. CCFTV is eager to talk about the reasons we now support families and care staff that come to us when unwitnessed and unexplained injuries happen in care. Accident that do happen in care homes can often be innocently sustained and safety monitoring can evidence this in a matter of minutes in the majority of cases brought to us. Not having safety monitoring can often result in suspension of staff members as well as lengthy and costly investigations. Our aim is to open up the discussion with providers and offer them an insight to what we do and why. We commend providers who want to engage with us on the safety monitoring conversation. CCFTV is really looking forward to welcoming everyone to our roundtable and to raise even more awareness to this very important subject - safety monitoring in all care homes.'' Care Campaign for the Vulnerable.
"The evidence from Providers who have installed CCTV seems to me to merit careful attention and to be quite persuasive"
Just some of the Care Providers who support our CCTV Safety Monitoring in Care Homes
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