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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

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Our hope in 2023 - Safety Monitoring in Care

Tuesday 3rd January 2023

CCFTV has been calling for the widespread adoption of independent safety monitoring in the care home sector for many years. Ref https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/guest-column-make-cctv-standard-in-care-homes-in-2023/ We have regularly called out poor care services and sought to highlight failing... More

In 2023, CCFTV continues our work to see greater transparency in care

Saturday 24th December 2022

CCFTV has for a number of years generally been focussed on the plight of elderly vulnerable people living in Care Homes. That really was a result of the unhappy personal experience our founder had when placing her mother in a local care home. However, we have continued to receive enquiries from fami... More

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CCFTV - Our Christmas Message

Wednesday 7th December 2022

In 2022, Care Campaign for the Vulnerable has offered support to more families and care staff than ever before. Our attendance at meetings has often resulted in the delivery of positive outcomes for families when original expectations were low in terms of resolution. We have continued to visit c... More

CCFTV official response to the Matt Hancock Covid in Care Homes diaries

Monday 5th December 2022

CCFTV has consistently opined that during the pandemic, government elected to vacate hospital beds knowing that older patients discharged to care homes without testing, could possibly infect those already living in that facility. That remains our position regardless of Mr Hancock's protestations ... More

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CCFTV - “What needs to change - the CQC…”

Tuesday 15th November 2022

Care Quality Commission https://www.buckinghamshirelive.com/news/buckinghamshire-news/inadequate-bourne-end-care-home-7754372 It is with genuine sadness that CCFTV pens this article, as we really did have high hopes that following the introduction of a new management team some years ago, the regulat... More

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“Abuse in Care - No end in sight...”

Thursday 3rd November 2022

CCFTV - Abuse in Care ....no end in sight When is enough actually enough? Ref:- Care Home Professional https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/guest-column-no-end-in-sight-for-abuse-cases-in-care-sector-warns-campaigner/ Edenfield Hospital, Muckamore Abbey Hospital, Reiga... More

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CCFTV official comment - Care staff on duty caught “mocking” elderly in Tik Tok challenge

Friday 21st October 2022

Gillibrand House, another day another abuse expose. Yet again, a home rated ‘Good’ by the regulator, has produced hidden camera footage of staff mocking residents.https://www-dailymail-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11337295/amp/TikTok-clip-shows-nursing-ho... More

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CCFTV at the Care Show 2022

Thursday 6th October 2022

CCFTV at the Care Show, NEC Birmingham 12th-13th October 2022 CCFTV Director Jayne Connery is delighted to be attending and speaking at the Care Show at the NEC Birmingham on the 12th and 13th of October 2022. Cameras in Care homes What Relatives Really Want...? On opening day, ... More

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CCFTV OFFICIAL STATEMENT RECENT BBC PANORAMA EXPOSE

Thursday 29th September 2022

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable comment re Panorama Edenfield Centre Abuse expose. Ref Care Home Professional - https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/nothing-has-been-learned-from-past-care-scandals-as-bbc-panorama-exposes-abuse/ The Panorama Expose this week confirming the cultural of abuse at E... More

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CCFTV delighted to be in partnership for the second year - UK CARE WEEK

Thursday 8th September 2022

The National Care Awareness Survey Returns! In November 2021, the National Care Awareness Survey was launched by the UK Care Week team, with input from hundreds of care professionals across the UK. After an overwhelming response, the findings of this survey were put to the care sector to address th... More

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CCFTV calls for more protection and support to elderly 'scammed' out of their life savings

Tuesday 6th September 2022

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable calls for more protection for the elderly targeted by 'scammers' for their life savings CCFTV is appalled by the ever-increasing incidence of cold callers targeting older people for their life savings. Quite understandably when a caller purports to be repr... More

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CCFTV Director speaking at this year's Care Show on Safety Monitoring in Care Homes

Thursday 25th August 2022

CCFTV Director speaking at this year's Care Show on Safety Monitoring in Care Homes ...Read more

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CCFTV calls for mandatory police training on complex dementia behaviours

Friday 12th August 2022

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable has written to Sir Mark Rowley, the newly appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police calling for mandatory police training on the complex behaviours in vulnerable elderly living with dementia:- https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/calls-for-mandatory-police-tr... More

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CCFTV talks cameras in dementia care to a 'full house' at UK CARE WEEK

Thursday 7th July 2022

CCFTV Director speaks to a 'full house' at the Home Care and Care Development Theatre on the need for greater transparency in dementia care homes Ref https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/uk-care-week-standard-room-only-for-ccftv-talk-on-safety-monitoring/ It was a fantastic start to UK Car... More

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Covid Public Inquiry - The lessons we hope to learn...

Monday 30th May 2022

As we fast approach the commencement of a public enquiry as to how the Government managed its response to the Covid pandemic, CCFTV is in discussion with a material number of families who suffered greatly as a consequence of what we believe was deliberate failure to safeguard older vulnerable people... More

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Dementia Action Week - CCFTV continues our call for positive change

Friday 20th May 2022

It has been a very busy last 12 months for our team as we have experienced absolutely no letup in the number of families and vulnerable residents seeking advocacy and representation. For those who follow our social media activity, you will sadly know that on very many occasions over the past year, w... More

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CCFTV proud to announce our partnership with UK CARE WEEK

Tuesday 10th May 2022

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is proud and excited to announce our partnership with UK CARE WEEK... Register here :- www.ukcareweek.com ''CCFTV is delighted to be in partnership with UK CARE WEEK. To be part of this event is humbling and we so look forward to working together in support o... More

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Government to stop free Covid tests - CCFTV COMMENT

Monday 28th February 2022

CCFTV is disappointed that Lateral Flow Tests will not be freely available for families who visit loved ones in Care Homes. Ref https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/families-facing-125-monthly-care-home-covid-test-bill/ Older people and Care Homes, in particular, have suffered greatly as a res... More

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CCFTV - 'Up the ante' on cameras in care homes

Tuesday 22nd February 2022

When penning our comments, it is difficult not to let our absolute anger and despair creep into the text. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable (CCFTV) has for very many years been raising serious failings with providers. We have been imploring them to consider safety monitoring as an antidote to possibl... More

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Care Homes and Private Equity

Sunday 13th February 2022

Care Campaign for the Vulnerable was recently asked for our thoughts on a forthcoming article regarding private equity in care. SOME BACKGROUND - Some thirty-forty years ago the majority of older people needing long term care were either provided with a service in a geriatric ward in an acute ho... More

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WINNCARE

Winncare is delighted to sponsor the Care Campaign For The Vulnerable and fully support their commitment to safeguarding the vulnerable elderly. Our organisations have shared values based on supporting care home residents to live safe and fulfilled lives.

iStumble

The Eagle lifting cushion, combined with the ISTUMBLE health assessment app, empowers care home workers to make good decisions around lifting residents that fall. Winncare’s work to safeguard residents’ lives aligns with CCFTV’s ambitions to protect the vulnerable elderly looked after in long term care facilities.

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Question Time - Safety Monitoring

Question Time - Public Inquiry

Question Time - Evictions in Care

Evicition in Care

CCFTV influencing Safety monitoring in communal areas in care homes

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

Should there be a Covid-19 public inquiry?

CCFTV and Slater and Gordon UK lead the call for a public inquiry on the handling of care homes during the Covid pandemic.

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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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