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Care campaign

mollymandy97 Scope Member Posts: 32 Connected
Does anyone else have a story when living in supported living feel like your place inappropriate, Constantly fighting for your hours. The support not trained in care needs   adequate level you are not alone I what put campaign together to challenge company and Government to make sure they have more choice not cheapest, Regulation which mean that if say offer this care looking the have offer that care, proper training proper funding. But first I need your story's 


  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Campaigns Posts: 12,465 Disability Gamechanger
    Thanks for posting about this @mollymandy97 :) I don't have a story to share on this topic unfortunately, but I hope another member does!

    Is this something you've experienced yourself? 

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  • mollymandy97
    mollymandy97 Scope Member Posts: 32 Connected
    Yes I lived in supported living for 4years I have cp down left side with epilepsy. I found that staff no understanding company culture terrible clients needs did not come first never got my full hours or do all things needed to do and right help help live fulfilled life. I would speak career all say we only LD when company website says do physical needs and not trained for it on only training they had manual handling. then release speaking to friends my story they all had a similar story of setting not working having 2 or 3 time at least in space 5 years because difficult or inadequate care setting. I've live in two my not get and that long story. but made how did this happen all comes back to training and lack money disengagement from management. but then all also think if happening to my friends we all around country with different company which means this systemic within care sector at moment.
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 33,144 Disability Gamechanger
    Well that didn't help when councils cut All it's care services, that's the core centre of the problems. Gave it away to private care companies who are mainly out for profit. In my area we now have all private care agency's doing home care. As all council home care workers were stopped. Also all the council homes shut. Including day care centers. All the supported living homes here are all private also. I'm not  saying the council were great, but at least they were All trained properly to a better standard. Now it's a case of in and out as fast as you can, as they've too many people on their books to care for. It's been going on for years. 
  • mollymandy97
    mollymandy97 Scope Member Posts: 32 Connected
    I've been having care since I was 5 years old  always private agency mostly good I will including one I have now  which I am lucky I know differently had my sure bad experiences I work in SEN education 16 to 19 year old's. I have high medical need due to catheter I am something who think ok well that's the past how can fix it future because not gonna go back funding from government definitely one but if haven't got regulations and training programs back up especially richer care company. I now a fantastic care agency thankfully      


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