The Key Safe Company
The Key Safe Company is the UK’s leading distributor of secure, quality and effective key safes and key management solutions. Working in partnership with leading industry experts such as, the Association of Chief Police Officers, the Loss Prevention Certification Board, the Telecare Services Association and 86% of Local Authorities, our company passion is to solve the logistical and financial implications associated with keys and access management. Key Safes eliminate the need to leave keys under doormats, issue multiple sets of keys and allow immediate access to emergency services and care workers. Trusted by over 2 million customers, our products are ideal for anyone who needs to grant immediate, authorised access to a property.
- 20 February 2017
- West Midlands
- Other, Businesses and shops, Care, Charity, Children Young People and Students, Clinical Commissioning Group, Commissioners Sector, Communication, Community organisations, Domiciliary Care, Education Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Faith Groups, Health, Hospices, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts, Housing Sector, Letting, Local Authorities, Local DAA Members, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Schools, Social Care, Telecare, Voluntary Sector
- Local Alliances:
- Kidderminster Dementia Action Alliance, Ombersley Dementia Action Alliance, Worcester Dementia Action Alliance
1. Action Plan
1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?
The Key Safe Company provide secure, quality key safes to Local Authority’s, councils, private companies and general public. Key safes are an ideal way to securely store a spare property key and conveniently allows immediate access to emergency services and care workers. Working in partnership with leading industry experts, such as the Association of Chief Police Officers, the Loss Prevention Certification Board, the Telecare Services Association and 86% of Local Authorities, we developed the UK’s only Police approved key safe, the C500 KeySafe. The C500 KeySafe allows those living with dementia to stay independent in their own homes for longer by ensuring scheduled care can be delivered and immediate access can be gained in the event of an emergency
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
With limited first-hand experience of dementia among staff within the business, there is a real lack of understanding and knowledge. Building general awareness within the business on the causes and effects of dementia would allow us to quickly identify the small things we could do to help someone with the condition and improve their quality of life.
Encouraging a Dementia friendly business action 2
To assist in building external awareness we will actively take part during dementia awareness campaigns and advertise our commitment on our website
- Being implemented
Encouraging a Dementia friendly business action 1
All customer facing staff will have The Alzheimer’s Society’s guide and watch the suitable training tutorials.
Encouraging a Dementia friendly business action 3
We will also encourage all our employees to become dementia friends and support employees who care for people with dementia. This will be led by our appointed dementia friends champion.
- Being implemented