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Visiting the beach
Individuals we've helped /
January 2022

Fun on the beach

In August 2021 we awarded funding to a young disabled woman for a beach walker. Jessica received significant burns and life changing injuries as an infant as the result of a household fire, and she is a double amputee above the knee with partial amputation to all fingers.

Cadbury World outing
Groups and charities we've helped /
January 2022

Cadbury World outing

In September last year we awarded a funding contribution to 'Gelli Life for Living', a group set up to help reduce loneliness and isolation for those living with ill health or a disability in the Welsh valleys. On the 19th October, 33 members of the group went on a trip

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Foundation news /
December 2021

Season's greetings

Thank you very much for supporting Barchester’s Charitable Foundation during 2021. We wish you and your families a lovely Christmas & a healthy and happy New Year!

Wheelchair rugby
Individuals we've helped /
December 2021

Wheelchair Rugby

Back in July this year, we awarded a grant to a gentleman with Cerebral Palsy who has been wheelchair bound for 5 years. The grant was used to purchase a new made to measure Rugby League Wheelchair.

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Groups and charities we've helped /
December 2021

Festive cheer

The Nairn Bonus Club members finally got together at the beginning of the month for their Christmas social and enjoyed a fabulous three course meal and soft drinks. This was the group's first outing together since the Pandemic. Their representative Sue Parker commented: "A great and much needed…

Trustee vacancy poster cropped
Foundation news /
December 2021

Trustee vacancy - open to all Barchester staff

We are looking for a new Barchester Company trustee to help shape our future and generate interest within the Barchester homes.

Wayne
Fundraising for us /
November 2021

Barchester London Region Cycling Challenge

On Sunday 28 November, Wayne Hughes, Regional Director of Barchester Healthcare’s London Region, will lead a team of care home workers from his division on a 63 mile cycling tour around 10 Barchester care homes across North London to raise money for two worthy charities

Blackpool arcade
Individuals we've helped /
November 2021

Pleasure beach holiday

Earlier this year we awarded funding towards a holiday at a caravan park for a young lady with a severe medical condition. Claire has Cystic Fibrosis and she also has significant learning difficulties.

Building confidence
Groups and charities we've helped /
November 2021

Boosting self confidence

In July this year we awarded £1,000 to The Widows Empowerment Trust, a Manchester based charity helping bereaved women to build their confidence and tackle loneliness following the loss of a partner.

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