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Foundation news /
March 2022

New trustees Julia Scott and Andy Tilden

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new trustees to our board: Julia Scott and Andy Tilden, who both bring a wealth of experience from their exceptional careers working in the field of social care.

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Groups and charities we've helped /
February 2022

Free tennis coaching sessions for the disabled

Last July we awarded funding to Purley Bury Tennis Club towards the continuance of free professionally coached sessions for those with learning difficulties, autism, mental health conditions and wheelchair users - all looking to improve their tennis skills and mobility. 

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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.

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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!

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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…

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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.

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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

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