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 Care Campaign For The Vulnerable

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

Case Studies

“No protection for whistleblowers means no protection for our most vulnerable residents”...Senior Care Manager.

Sunday 20th September 2020

A senior care manager contacted Care Campaign for the Vulnerable saying staff needed better protection and whistleblowing policies to protect those who speak out about poor care practice. . “Staff are too dependent on their jobs to speak out. Staff who are made an example of for speakin... More

“It's hard not to feel relief my mother passed away before Covid when hearing families heartbreak...”

Thursday 17th September 2020

Founder CCFTV Jayne Connery's mother who sadly passed away in November 2019 not long before the Covid19 pandemic outbreak ''It's only since the start of Covid I now feel so fortunate I was allowed to sit in the hospital at the bedside of my sick mother holding her hand for over five week... More

''Neglect, poor care and not having the freedom to go out is a violation of my loved ones human rights...''

Sunday 6th September 2020

Please be aware if you scroll down you will see distressing photos submitted by the family. As a responsible organisation we do not show identity ''In May 2020 my mother nearly passed away. I received a phone call from the home to say that she had'' thirty minutes'' to live. During th... More

Toxic culture and wilful neglect towards vulnerable residents living with dementia forced me to whistleblow

Thursday 3rd September 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is contacted every week by care workers who say are forced to whistleblow resulting in losing their jobs. A whistleblower contacted CCFTV for support when working as a care staff member for only six months in a care home operated by one of the UK's big... More

‘’ Adults with learning disabilities told...If you don't like it here... you can leave.''

Thursday 3rd September 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable was contacted by families and senior care workers raising serious concerns on restricting food portions, poor food choice and wilful neglect in a care home. Former care professional statement ''As senior professional I reported bad practice and my conc... More

''My first day in a new job I was forced to whistle-blow... ''

Thursday 20th August 2020

A care worker contacted Care Campaign for the Vulnerable telling us she was forced to whistleblow on a senior colleague on the very first day of her employment when witnessing the abuse a vulnerable resident living with dementia. The distraught carer contacted CCFTV telling us she was told to carry... More

“Our elderly and carers are ' thrown under the bus...'

Thursday 20th August 2020

Five families and care workers contacted Care Campaign for the Vulnerable after being told in a shock meeting two care homes in the Liverpool are now closing due to ‘financial difficulties ‘ and the pressures of “COVID19.” A dementia care home in Liverpool is one of th... More

After the death of our mother we collected her belongings placed in black bin bags...''

Friday 14th August 2020

''All large items of furniture are stored in a container that we have. Normally the families ask us to re home the clothes to others. Any personal belongings will go into the office and of large items are personal we would place in a box. Never a bin liner! We also keep their suitcases in st... More

Five months without hugging my husband - now I want him brought back home...

Friday 14th August 2020

Christine has been married thirty seven years to Peter. They lived happily together since they got married and then sadly a few years ago Peter was diagnosed with dementia. Christine was advised that placing Peter in a care home would be the best and safest place for her husband to live. She hesitan... More

Should we really be surprised to learn there was a 66% soaring increase in carers reporting concerns during Covid19 lockdown?

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable Comments in the DAILY EXPRESS https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1315789/coronavirus-crisis-safety-care-home-staff https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/whistleblowing-by-care-home-staff-up-66-during-covid-19-research-finds/ At the start of the Coronav... More

''Our Care Home is forced to close because of COVID and our residents and staff are all devastated.''

Saturday 8th August 2020

https://news.sky.com/story/care-home-closures-the-casualties-of-covid-19-12047895 https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/care-home-forced-to-close-after-la-withdraws-vacant-bed-funding/ https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/heartbreak-coronavirus-forces-family-run-187470... More

Our loved one has lived in his care home happily for six years - now served a 28 day eviction notice due to his ''behaviour''...

Thursday 6th August 2020

A family contacted Care Campaign for the Vulnerable telling us their loved one lived happily for six years in a care home but now faces a 28 days eviction notice due to his 'behaviour'. ''Our loved one has been served a twenty eight day eviction notice on the grounds of his ‘behaviour... More

“Families are stripped of the right to be with loved ones because they live in a care home...”

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is receiving an unprecedented amount of correspondence like the one below. A loving daughter who visited her mother regularly and carried out a caring role now denied access because of Covid19. Her story resonates with the thousands of family members who re... More

”I'm denied visitation to my dying mother in her care home....”

Tuesday 4th August 2020

BBC South News https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000ljzx/south-today-evening-news-05082020 Care Home Professional https://www.itptrack7.com/campaigns/zy974q2gdx37c/track-url/yz9129pydy6a1/51eb116623f7cf3e447d67645ee8f20a9b20279f IT IS WITH DEEP SADNESS AND SORROW CARE CAMPAIGN FO... More

“Dear Mr Hancock ...Let me hug my husband... “

Monday 3rd August 2020

Christine Thorpe has been married to Peter for 32 years. Peter lived at home until two years ago when his dementia worsened. Christina told us that she only placed her husband in a care home on the provision she could see him every day and they remain ‘husband and wife “. She is now on... More

''The care of our elderly with Dementia and Alzheimer's should be under NHS''......

Tuesday 28th July 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is receiving a high number of responses to the reports of the Government 'thinking of merging social care with the NHS'. One supporter, whose end of life mother she nursed during family visitation restrictions told us the care home her mother was in was... More

''We were told our mother was refusing food - then visited and saw her mouth was in such a poor state...''

Sunday 26th July 2020

Oral hygiene in elderly care is so important and can be very challenging especially in elderly living with dementia. We received many messages from families reporting a rise in poor oral hygiene in care homes particularly during Covid19 visiting restrictions. "This was one of the biggest probl... More

Our mum has terminal cancer and now we are forced to sell our family home to pay her care bill ...

Saturday 25th July 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable supporting families that tell us are forced to sell family home to pay for a loved ones care... The McDonald family now face losing the family home after their mother was stricken with a brain tumour Judy McDonald's mother, before needing care. ''Our moth... More

Our late grandmother lived with dementia and was denied her dignity and respect... safety monitoring is needed in the care of our most vulnerable

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Warning - If you scroll down you will see photograph that you may find upsetting. A responsible organisation we do not show identity to distressing content. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is told by a family we support of their deep distress when they saw devastating photos of their late... More

“Why should we sell our family home because mum’s diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...? “

Tuesday 21st July 2020

Read report here https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8554857/Britains-elderly-spent-7-4-BILLION-care-bills-year-despite-PMs-vow-fix-crisis.html Care Campaign for the Vulnerable supports many families that contact us stating they are forced to sell their family home to pay for ... More

Care home owners must deploy cameras to eradicate the 'plague' of unexplained injuries

Saturday 4th July 2020

PLEASE BE AWARE IF YOU SCROLL DOWN YOU WILL SEE DISRESSING IMAGES OF INJURIES THAT HAVE OCCURRED TO ELDERLY WHEN IN CARE. THESE INJURIES WERE ALL INVESTIGATED BY AUTHORITIES AND EXPLAINED AS ' ACCIDENTAL' DUE TO NO VISUAL EVIDENCE AVAILABLE. CCFTV WOULD LIKE TO STRESS THAT WE SUPPORT OUR G... More

My father had a DNR placed on him in hospital within 24 hours and his family were not consulted

Tuesday 30th June 2020

My name is Christabel and my father's name was William. He was aged 81 years old when he died and lived in Edmonton for 47 years. My father was admitted into a London hospital on Friday 3rd of April suffering from the effects of a urine infection. The ambulance was called by a friend of my father&rs... More

Our Grandmother suffered unwitnessed injuries in a care home and our family deserve answers

Tuesday 30th June 2020

''Our 91 years old grandmother Violet sustained unwitnessed injuries in her care home. Our grandmother told her family she was 'pushed' but the care home says she suffered a fall. With no visual evidence available to prove what happened we say that's not good enough''. A daughter contacted Care C... More

A family contact CCFTV to warn of 'Key Safe Boxes'

Wednesday 24th June 2020

A family sent Care Campaign for the Vulnerable photos showing upsetting injuries their late mother suffered when attacked in her own home after her key safe box was allegedly broken into and the intruder gained entry to their mother's home. The family want us to highlight the dangers to key ... More

Families contacting CCFTV call for safety monitoring to evidence unexplained injuries happening to our elderly in care homes

Thursday 18th June 2020

THESE ARE DISTRESSING PHOTOS - IF YOU CONTINUE TO SCROLL DOWN PLEASE NOTE THESE PHOTOS WERE SUBMITTED TO CCFTV BY FAMILIES WE HAVE SUPPORTED AND CONTINUE TO SUPPORT IN MEETINGS WITH PROVIDERS AND SAFEGUARDING AGENCIES TO REACH OUTCOMES AND FIND SOLUTIONS. AT CCFTV WE UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT U... More

Vulnerable elderly feel abandoned in care homes not easing restrictions...

Sunday 14th June 2020

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable contacted by families and care partners have been told that some care homes are still not allowing face to face visits with their elderly relatives. Families are saying with proper safety measures in place care partners or one family member should have bee... More

Families making video calls to loved ones is giving them cause for concern

Thursday 11th June 2020

Concerned families are contacting Care Campaign for the Vulnerable telling us they now want to have face to face visits with loved ones because when making video calls they see a decline in health. All messages sent to CCFTV are checked and verified. Care Campaign for th... More

''Our elderly wheelchair bound mother was evicted from her home because our Dad ’broke’ the lock down rules''

Saturday 6th June 2020

A daughter's experience of her mother being evicted from her care home . Read the family's story here https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1300280/care-home-evicts-elderly-woman Michaela and her mother before she went into a care home My mother is currently a re... More

What I witnessed as a care worker made me walk out but I was too nervous to whistle-blow

Saturday 6th June 2020

A care worker contacted CCFTV telling of her experience working in a care home and supporting the urgent need for safety monitoring in care homes I started working in a care home that was part of a big care provider. I was so pleased when I was accepted for the caring role. Ov... More

A daughter tells of her distress at a seven day eviction notice threat during Covid 19

Monday 1st June 2020

A daughter tells of her shock when her mother was faced with a seven day eviction notice during the Coronavirus ''Faced with a seven day eviction notice for mum who lives with dementia, to leave her home, has brought our family untold stress ... our elderly do not deserve this'' A daughter con... More

Abuse IS happening now, somewhere in Care...

Sunday 24th May 2020

A care worker we are supporting tells Care Campaign for the Vulnerable of her distress working in a care home where abuse and neglect of vulnerable elderly, many living with dementia. she says was a 'daily occurrence' I have seen mistreatment and abuse of vulnerable elderly residents in a care h... More

''My mother's unexplained fall in a care home was the beginning of the end....''

Saturday 23rd May 2020

A daughter contacted CCFTV claiming her elderly mother suffered a series of unwitnessed falls in her care home and told Care Campaign for the Vulnerable because of these falls she believes it was a major factor in her mother's declining health. ''My mother’s unwitnessed fall ... More

My mother was being sent to a care home recovering from Covid 19 but the hospital failed to disclose this

Thursday 14th May 2020

TRACEY GODDARD AND HER LATE MOTHER SHIRLEY GODDARD Supporter Tracey Goddard contacted Care Campaign For The Vulnerable telling us of her shock after her family were faced with a 'catalogue of failings' at a London hospital after her elderly mum Shirley Goddard was admitted. Ou... More

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable supporting families during Coronavirus

Monday 20th April 2020

FAMILIES CONTACTED CARE CAMPAIGN FOR THE VULNERABLE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS Care Campaign For The Vulnerable receives many messages telling distressing accounts of losing loved ones to suspected Covid19 in care homes. Cheryl Harrison contacted us and praised care staff but was concerned wit... More

CEO Shedfield Lodge talks about why he champions CCTV in his Care Home

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Jayne Connery Founder of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable visited Andrew Geach and some of his dedicated care staff at our Ambassador Care Home, Shedfield Lodge. A care provider who champions and supports the use of CCTV safety monitoring in all care homes Read here https://www.expr... More

Why we need better transparency in Care Homes

Sunday 2nd September 2018

A family contacted Care Campaign for the Vulnerable telling us of their Mother’s experiences in a care home after suffering many falls and resulting in a severe brain injury. Many alleged incidents of preventable neglect ended with the family wanting to have her removed but received a 28-day... More

Families and care workers send CCFTV photos of unappetising food served up to our elderly in care homes

Sunday 15th July 2018

Families and care workers send in photos of inadequate and unappetising food served up in care homes ...Read more More

Our Grandmother’s unwitnessed falls caused her premature death

Saturday 7th July 2018

Ellen White with her Great Granddaughter a few months before sustaining terrible injuries in her care assisted home The family invited CCFTV to visit their grandmother at her new nursing home recovering from devastating injuries that her family say were caused by preventable ... More

Our Dad died and was deserving of much better care.

Wednesday 4th July 2018

The Scott family contacted CCFTV telling of their concerns with their late Dad's poor, neglectful care. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable contacted the Care Provider for them to acknowledge the unacceptable standards of care their father received. After CCFTV intervention the family rece... More

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Our Director's statement to why Care Campaign for the Vulnerable was set up.

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Report from Marbrook Centre in Cambridge on the benefits to safety monitoring in communal areas for residents and staff.

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Dominic Grieve Westminster Speech 2018 on Care Campaign For The Vulnerable Safety Monitoring In Care Homes

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Care Campaign Government Proposal

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

Dominic Grieve MP

Just some of the Care Providers who support our CCTV Safety Monitoring in Care Homes

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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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