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Jayne Connery (born 23 May 1967) is an English philanthropist and media personality. She is known for appearing in Big Brother 17, as well as founding and directing the Care Campaign for the Vulnerable, an organisation that campaigns for the safeguarding of elderly people in all care homes.

Jayne Connery
Born (1967-05-23) 23 May 1967 (age 52)
ResidenceGerrards Cross, England
Occupation
  • Philanthropist
  • media personality
TelevisionBig Brother

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CareerEdit

PhilanthropyEdit

Connery founded Care Campaign for the Vulnerable, an organisation that campaigns for the safeguarding of the elderly, in 2015.[1] For this, she left secured employment.[2] Since then, she has written columns for the Daily Express.[3]

Connery also raises funds with challenges including a Wing Walk, a parachute jump at 14,000 ft and an abseil down Northampton's The National Lift Tower and a free fall Abseil down the Arcelormittal in London, raising money for dementia charities.[4] Connery is also credited with having started the most successful initiative to get CCTV installed in care homes.[5]

Big BrotherEdit

In 2016, Connery appeared in the seventeenth series of Channel 5 reality series Big Brother. She entered the second House on Day 1.[6] On Day 21, she received 10 nominations from her fellow housemates, and was nominated for the third eviction.[7] She survived this eviction on Day 25.[8] On Day 42, Connery was nominated again by her fellow housemates, however, on Day 43 she was saved from eviction and was replaced with Andy.[9] She left the series in sixth place, having reached the final and spent two months in the house.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News | Care Campaign For The Vulnerable". www.carecampaignforthevulnerable.com. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  2. ^ "'Failings' in dementia care is 'national tragedy', says Big Brother finalist". Bucks Free Press. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Heartless evictions shame our care homes – EXPRESS COMMENT | Express Comment | Comment | Express.co.uk". www.express.co.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  4. ^ Lee, Ben (27 July 2016). "Big Brother: Jayne hopes to raise awareness on dementia". Digital Spy. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Jayne Connery turns up the volume on care home CCTV campaign". www.recognitionpr.co.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  6. ^ Moon, Rachael (7 June 2016). "Who is Jayne Connery? Big Brother 2016 housemate profiled".
  7. ^ "Big Brother 2016: FOUR housemates face eviction". 28 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Big Brother's Georgina EVICTED - and she's devastated". 1 July 2016.
  9. ^ bbspy. "Sam saves Jayne, puts Andy up for Big Brother eviction".

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