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Powers of Attorney

…Gullands solicitors can be contacted by Tel: 01622 678341 or by Email: a.astley@gullands.com The firm has a dedicated charity law section. Please contact Blair Gulland at b.gulland@gullands.com for more information….

Leighton Buzzard Almshouse Charity

…order for them to be considered by the Trustees. Contact Details For an application pack please email your interest to lbuacharities@gmail.com or write to: The Clerk to the TrusteesAlmshouse Charitiesc/o…

Influencing local planning on housing and ageing

…and Country Planning Association. The Older People’s Housing Champions would love to hear from you if you are taking any local action on housing and ageing. Website: www.housingactionblog.wordpress.com Email: housingchampionsnetwork@gmail.com…

Hurst Consolidated Charity

Lodge Close Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire Accommodation Recently refurbished single, ground floor apartment in a modern almshouse with a rear garden. The apartment comprises a single bedroom, large shower room…

Hornchurch Housing Trust - Hornchurch, Essex

Accommodation First floor flat Criteria 55+ Lived in Havering for the past 2 years. Must be of limited financial means Contact Details Dawn Lane – Operations Manager Tel: 01708…

Government's Good Work Plan

…information the Good Work Plan can be found in full by following this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/good-work-plan Written by Ros Hammond, Employment Law in Action Ltd E: info@eliaction.com www.eliaction.com Posted 5 Sept 19…

Energy Scheme Grant helps to install efficient heating

…Fund, visit www.affordablewarmthsolutions.org.uk/warm-homes-fund/overview If you want to know how E.ON Energy Installation Services can assist you, please contact Andrew Edwards on Andrew.edwards@eonenergy.com or call 07815 502613 Dated: 7th May 19…

Emery Down Almshouses – New Forest, Hampshire

…contact form on our website www.emerydownalmshouses.com. Closing date for receipt of competed application forms: 10 November 2021. Selection will be by interview (after shortlisting) on 17 November in Emery Down….

Covid-19 update: 29.09.20

…misuse https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/drug-addiction-getting-help/ Find support services near you https://www.talktofrank.com/get-help/find-support-near-you Staff If your staff are able to work from home, they should be encouraged to do so. Not only will this protect…

Community Housing Fund

…funding is made. Enquiries can be sent to ACL’s Administrator:Sue Holden email: acltabitha@gmail.com For more detailed advice, ACL’s Programme Managers can be contacted via email:Kathy Green: kathy.green.projects@gmail.com Sean Stafford:  sean@saffercooper.com…

Charity of William Marshall - Welney

Accommodation Almshouse Vacancy – Available Immediately A recently refurbished, centrally heated, one bedroom almshouse, comprising; porch, fitted kitchen, bedroom & wet room. The property is situated in central Welney…

CEO update: June 20

…logo and branding/PR Representation: MP engagement Charity Commission: Definition of almshouses Training and Seminars Conference 2021 Research Please click into the link below to view. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTKYk3LNShE&feature=youtu.be Posted 23 June 2020…

CEO guest speaker at Charity Matters webinar

Almshouse Association CEO Nick Phillips will be joining Aberdeen Standard Capital Charity Matters virtual event on Wednesday 12 May 11.00 – 12.00. Also speaking will be legal expert Gordon…

Build Build Build

…Holden the Almshouse Consortium Administrator by email to acltabitha@gmail.com or on 07464 021046  Sean Stafford on sean@saffercooper.com or 07714 255520.Kathy Green on kathy.green.projects@gmail.com or 07940 590173 Posted 30 Sept 20…

Berkswell Charities

…to the Trustees: Louise Daintith Telephone no. – 01676-535190 or 07305 585 770 Email- theclerkatberkswellcharities@gmail.com In writing: Berkswell Charities “Stroma Broch” 52 Meeting House Lane Balsall Common Coventry CV7 7FX….

All Saints Church Lands Charity - Bristol

…Criteria This is for a single or couple age 60 or over in housing need. Contact Details Please contact the clerk: ascl.charity@btconnect.com or telephone: 0117 929 2709 during working hours….

Affordable Homes Programme

…that the funding can deliver and the support that Homes England can provide in this space​. Information for New Entrants to the affordable housing sector​. How the fund can help…


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Video links

…https://vimeo.com/493321649 David Healey: Encouraging social interaction https://vimeo.com/493330860 David Healey: A housing crisis solution https://vimeo.com/501783845 David Healey: Wellbeing checks during the COVID-19 pandemic https://vimeo.com/479773316 What is an almshouse? (extended version)  https://vimeo.com/489773649…

Support and Care manual

…  …….. hours per week ……..am to …….. pm   Place of Work   Any unit, owned, maintained or managed by the Employer   Period of Employment   Until terminated…

Standards of Almshouse Management manual

…a fall and, where provided, staff should be trained it its use. Such equipment requires specific maintenance under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). See: http://www.hse.gov.uk/. In…

Privacy policy

The Almshouse Association Privacy Policy . 1. Important information and who we are The Almshouse Association is committed to protecting your personal data and ensuring that it is only ever…

Loans, grants & funding

…requested so that we can fine-tune our future fundraising strategy to ensure the best service for the future.   …………….Click here to find out how to apply for an Almshouse…

Board of trustees

…Quentin Elston almshouses@me.com Richard Waite architect@rcfwaite.co.uk Tel: 01553 772656 Margaret Stewart margaretstewart@btconnect.com Tel: 01257 792692 Fax: 01257 792877 Elizabeth Fathi elizabeth.fathi@thetrustpartnership.com Tel: 01884 251444 Fax: 01884 254920 Paul Mullis pmullis@damha.org.uk…