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 Care Campaign For The Vulnerable

Care Campaign was started over five years ago to champion safety monitoring in all public areas in dementia/care homes to become mandatory. Our vulnerable elderly deserve to be safeguarded and their carers. This is not just someone else's problem. If you have any intention of growing old, then it concerns you too

Jayne Connery
Founder Care Campaign for the Vulnerable
Jayne and her mum

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Amy has been nominated to be Care Campaign for the Vulnerable Outstanding Carer

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable was founded over five years ago by former Marketing /Promotions Executive Jayne Connery from Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. It was set up to champion and to rally support for safety monitoring to be made mandatory in communal areas in ALL dementia care homes across the UK. The preventable neglect and failings in her own loved one's care led Jayne to become a Champion of better care standards - helping familes and family carers needing support and guidance. While undertaking this work she began to understand the many pressures and the sometimes unrealistic expectations being placed on good, conscientious care providers in the sector and therefore giving a balanced understanding on how safety monitoring would be a postive for not only residents and families but care providers and carers. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable gets asked to mediate between families in care and Care Providers. We are passionate championing the rights of our elderly, vulnerable, their families and family carers. We were recently invited to participate in the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Roundtable on Technology and asked to deliver a key speech at the Plymouth’s International Dementia Conference in April 2018 about the important work of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable. Our safety monitoring in care homes initiative made headlines with front page coverage in the National press, gaining full support of MP's, including Dominic Grieve MP former Attorney General, now promising to take our safety monitoring to be mandatory in communal areas in all care homes to Parliament. Jayne continues to help support families and carers as well as working with Care Providers to encourage on how safety monitoring can help Providers deliver better and safer delivery of care across the sector.


Founder Jayne Connery’s own personal experience ended in January 2016 when she took her mother out of the care home sector and back home to be cared for. Families and carers telling us they often witnessed (in communal areas ) resident’s falling, vulnerable elderly not being attended to in a acceptable waiting time, recruitment of inadequate and untrained staff, inappropriate manual handling, lack of specialised training in challenging behaviours in dementia care, unacceptable and inadequate ratio of care staff for vulnerable residents elderly living with cognitive impairment , not receiving the agreed one to one care and good care staff struggling to cope when not being supported by care home managers. This became the focus behind the tireless promoting and championing of safety monitoring in communal areas, exits and entrances to be made mandatory in all dementia/ care and nursing facilities in the UK where much of the preventable and unpreventable incidents can occur, attracting many tens of thousands of supporters, including ,families in care, professional businesses, care sector professionals/providers and MP's.

We are a Independant Advocacy advising and supporting people effected by inadequate care. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is frequently asked to attend care homes /seminars /conferences to talk about the importance of safety in dementia care for those living with dementia and their families. We fundraise for dementia charities as well as attempting daring challenges to raise awareness to the Care Campaign for the Vulnerable initiative. Founder Jayne Connery is a Associate Member of the Rotary, promoting safety and better dementia care at Gerrard's Cross /Chalfont St Peter and surrounding Rotary Clubs.

If you would like to find out more about the work we do or have concerns regarding someone’s care or just want to tell us about good care practice, please contact us on the CONTACT section. Please click on our Dementia/Care Homes Proposal link on our Home Page to understand how we are seeking to achieve safety monitoring to be made mandatory. If you are a Care Provider and require Jayne to to come and visit your care home to discuss safety in care please contact direct at carecampaignforthevulnerable@googlemail.com

Please support us by registering on our website. ‘’TOGETHER we WILL make a difference’’.

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. This will soar to 2 million by 2051. 225,000 will develop dementia this year, that's one every three minutes. 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have dementia. New figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that for the first time, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are the leading cause of death for England and Wales. Of the 529,655 deaths registered during 2015, dementia accounted for 61,686 (11.6%).




Care Campaign for the Vulnerable invited to the Hampshire Care Association (HCA) Private Roundtable


Jayne Connery Founder of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable invited into Oaklands Care Home discussing safety montioring in care with CEO Samir Patel




IT'S WITH GREAT SADNESS CARE CAMPAIGN FOR THE VULNERABLE ANNOUNCES THE SAD PASSING OF ALLAN SHEPPARD WHO LOST HIS BRAVE FIGHT TODAY 20th June 2018. ALLAN'S WISH WAS TO GO HOME TO BE CARED FOR AND TO BE WITH HIS FAMILY. A WISH HIS DEVOTED DAUGHTER SIMONE WAS FIGHTING FOR BUT SADLY IT NEVER HAPPENED. CARE CAMPAIGN FOR THE VULNERABLE IS THINKING OF HIS DAUGHTER SIMONE AND HER PARTNER RICKY AND THEIR FAMILY AT THIS VERY SAD TIME
Care Campaign for the Vulnerable contacted by the Sheppard family asking to highlight and support the fight to bring their Dad Allan back home from a hospital ICU to be cared for




Care Campaign for the Vulnerable front page of the Express newspaper raising awareness to why safety monitoring in care homes has to now be made mandatory - backed by former Attorney General Dominic Grieve MP

18th May 2018



Jayne Connery Founder of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable has gained the support of her local MP Dominic Grieve for safety monitoring in communal areas in care homes to be made mandatory




Care Campaign for the Vulnerable leading the support in the Express Newspaper and Action on Elder Abuse campaign - tougher sentencing for those who committ heinous crimes against our elders










Care Campaign for the Vulnerable and our important work to why we now need to make safety monitoring in communal areas mandatory, in all dementia/care homes, supported by Express newspaper



Care Campaign for the Vulnerable support family who want to see safety monitoring in communal areas in all care homes after their Mother suffered fatal injuries after 'falling' from a chair in her care home.


Care Campaign for the Vulnerable Founder Jayne Connery participating at the Hampshire Care Association Private Roundtable in Winchester - Using Digital Care to Provide Better Outcomes for Service Users

Wednesday 20th June 2018


(left to right) Samir Patel (Hampshire Care Association), Robin Hall (Hampshire Care Association), Andrew Geach (Proprietor of Shedfield Lodge Care Home)Councillor Warwick Payne, ( Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Social Care and Health, Hampshire County Council) Jayne Connery ( Founder /Director Care Campaign for the Vulnerable), Jonathan Papworth Co Founder Director Person Centred Software), Mark Allen,) Head of Strategic Commissioning, Hampshire County Council)

CARE CAMPAIGN FOR THE VULNERABLE IS PROUD TO BE SUPPORTED BY MANY DEDICATED CARERS WHO CONTACT US. THEY ARE THE BACK BONE OF OUR CARE SECTOR. WE RECEIVE THOUSANDS OF MESSAGES FROM CARE STAFF SAYING THEY SUPPORT THE IMPORTANT WORK WE DO, BRINGING IN TRANSPARENCY TO HELP BRING ANSWERS TO BOTH PREVENTABLE AND UNPREVENTABLE ACCIDENTS THAT CAN OCCUR IN CARE HOMES. CARERS TELL US THEY WANT SAFETY MONITORING IN THEIR PLACE OF WORK.


Thank you to everyone who donated to Alzheimers UK BRACE and Dementia UK and for raising awareness to Care Campaign for the Vulnerable

We are so proud to have Terry Eccott, Alzehimer's Society Ambassador and a prolific dementia campaigner as Care Campaign for the Vulnerable official Ambassador


Thank you to the thousands of supporters families, carers, businesses's and the public for showing support to our Safety monitoring in Care Homes to become mandatory across the UK Care Sector by submitting a 'supporting selfie!'


Care Campaign for the Vulnerable organises regular care industry networking meetings - Care Campaign recently invited a select few of our Care professionals and supporters to welcome Terry Eccott our new official Ambassador

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable evening Gala supporting the important work we do highlighting inadequate care across the sector whilst acknowledging the amazing work many care professionals and care providers carry out daily.




Thank you to Freckleton Lodge Care Home , one of the many care facilities who publicly supports Care Campaign for the Vulnerable and our championing of safety monitoring in care homes. We think you ROCK!


Care Campaign for the Vulnerable at No 10, calling for mandatory safety monitoring in all public areas of dementia care homes


We are so grateful to companies who have donated their services

Thank you to the thousands of supporters who submitted their support




Jim Shannon MP supporting Care Campaign for the Vulnerable


Founder Jayne Connery Addressing attendees at the Plymouth International Dementia conference




Jayne Connery Care Campaign for the Vulnerable and Manj Uppal, RCH Specialist Dementia Care Centres, attending International Dementia Conference Guildhall Plymouth 4th May 2018 where Jayne spoke about the preventable neglect facing many of our vulnerable elderly in our care and nursing homes with one in five homes still under performing.


Care Campaign for the Vulnerable enjoys being invited into care homes that practice transparency



Care Campaign for the Vulnerable organises networking meetings, bringing together care industry professionals, families and carers discussing the importance of safety monitoring in care.








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When working in a care home Kelly Campbell saw the need for a 'dignity cover' after witnessing residents privacy being compromised when hoisted from one area to another. CCTV Care Campaign for the Vulnerable 100 per cent advocate the Dignity Cover and urge all service users to consider using this product as part of their daily care routine when residents /patients are having to use a hoist. We believe dignity matters - at all times.

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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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Jayne and her mum

Care Campaign was started over five years ago to champion safety monitoring in all public areas in dementia/care homes to become mandatory. Our vulnerable elderly deserve to be safeguarded and their carers. This is not just someone else's problem. If you have any intention of growing old, then it concerns you too

Jayne Connery, Founder Care Campaign for the Vulnerable

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

Dominic Grieve MP

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