Project information

Help Fund a Salary

Our early intervention service for 0-5's with cerebral palsy could not function without the dedicated professional staff delivering services directly to the children using Conductive Education. Funding a salary would help us achieve the sustainability our families and their children deserve.

January 2013 - December 2013

Charity information: Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity

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  • Need

    Need

    With early intervention, many children with cerebral palsy can go on to attend a mainstream school as their prognosis is so much better. Through our services they and their families are therefore less likely to become isolated within their local community.

    Solution

    Using Conductive Education, the children are taught to become active learners, achieving purposeful movement and becoming empowered to make choices. They become independent and can take responsibility for themselves.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Ensure every family who needs our services can access them.

    Activities

    » Fund up to six salaries

    Success will be not turning away any suitable family that needs our help.


  • Impact

    Impact

    In the long term, many of our children will be able to attend the school of their choice, with the appropriate level of support in place.

    Risk

    In terms of staffing, we have a very stable and motivated staff base dedicated to working with the children, minimising the risk of frequent changes in staffing.

    Reporting

    We produce an annual report but specific reports can be prepared for major donors on request if we are alerted to the need for such a report from the outset.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £90,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £15,500 Salary Professional Staff
      £20,000 Salary Professional Staff
      £10,000 Salary Professional Staff
      £25,000 Salary Professional Staff
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      £10,000 Salary Professional Staff
  • Background

    Location

    This project will fund professional staff working directly with the children at our Schools in West Sussex and Suffolk

    Beneficiaries

    Children and families from the South East and East Anglia

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Dame Vera Lynn Trust was formed ten years ago, but our staff have been working with children with cerebral palsy and other motor learning difficulites for much longer. Some have as much as 30 years' teaching experience and regularly participate in national conferences on the subject of Conductive Education.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Head Of Early Years

    Our Head of Early Years (Suffolk) leads the service in Suffolk

    Head Of Early Years

    This Head of Early Years' role leads the service on our site in West Sussex