Every person, especially the Vulnerable deserves to be safeguarded. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable works tirelessly to help support families and carers affected by dementia. Our aim is to ensure better safety and care in care homes and hospitals. Together we WILL make a difference.Jayne Connery
Jayne Connery is a former News Agency Journalist and Marketing /Promotions Executive from Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. She founded Care Campaign for the Vulnerable over five years ago, championing safety monitoring in care/nursing homes. This led her to become a advocate to familes and carers needing support. Jayne set up a free Advocacy Service CCAS - (Care Campaign Advocacy Service). She also runs a Dementia Family Support Group.
Her personal experience in the care sector ended in January 2016. Five years witnessing (in communal areas ) resident falls, including not being attended to in a acceptable waiting time, inappropriate manual handling, lack of 'specific dementia' training, unacceptable ratio of care staff for vulnerable residents as well as carers not supported by immediate Senior Managers. This became the focus behind the tireless promoting of safety monitoring in communal areas, exits and entrances in ALL dementia/ care and nursing homes, attracting many tens of thousands of supporters, including care staff, businesses, and care sector industry professionals.
Jayne divides her time being a Care-Partner, raising awareness on the work of CARE CAMPAIGN for the VULNERABLE - this includes being invited into care homes and a lead Advocate (Care Campaign Advocacy Service) contacted by families and carers who require help and support. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is asked to attend seminars /conferences to talk about the importance of safety in care for those living wth dementia, fundraises for dementia charities as well as a Rotarian, promoting dementia awareness at her local Gerrard's Cross /Chalfont St Peter and surrounding Rotary Clubs.
If you would like to find out more about our important work or talk to us regarding concerns with someone’s care or just want to tell us about good care practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on our CCTV in Dementia/Care Homes Proposal link on our Home Page to understand how we are seeking to achieve safety monitoring in communal areas, exits and entrances in ALL care/nursing homes and promoting better care standards.
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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%).
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.Visit the Waymayka website
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.Read more
Every person, especially the Vulnerable deserves to be safeguarded. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable works tirelessly to help support families and carers affected by dementia. Our aim is to ensure better safety and care in care homes and hospitals. Together we WILL make a difference.Jayne Connery, Founder Care Campaign for the Vulnerable
Read articles from the press regarding our campaign for the installation of CCTV in the communal areas, exits and entrances in ALL care homesView our press coverage
"The evidence from Providers who have installed CCTV seems to me to merit careful attention and to be quite persuasive"
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