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CEO Message 29.04.20

…response of some MPs and ministers but we have a way to go. We continue to update our online information regularly and have added 3 new short online training courses…

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 Reid…

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….

Anniversary Network Event

…before any photos/videos are taken of them and used in any promotional material, or online on websites or social media. There is also a poster that can be printed out…

A New Deal for Social Housing

…rents or, to buy through schemes, such as shared ownership. Around 3.9 million households, approximately 9 million people, live in the social rented sector in England, just under a fifth…

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

…events can be accessed here and you are invited to email queries to the Affordable Homes Programme team ahp2126@homesengland.gov.uk The grant programme can be complex so some members may find…


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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…

Trustee recruitment tips

…Don’t forget! Include details of how they can apply or who they can contact to find out more. Advertise in all the right places Place your trustee ad online in…

The Almshouses Gazette

…255 Summer 2019 In this issue: • Online training courses for Association members • TV licence concessions for residents • Policy and Governance – latest updates • Grants help support…

Support and Care manual

…Centre of Accessible Environments – www.cae.org.uk Deafblind UK – www.deafblind.org.uk Demand – www.demand.org.uk Hearing Link – www.hearinglink.org Local Government Ombudsman – www.lgo.org.uk Macular Disease Society – www.maculardisease.org.uk Mencap – www.mencap.org.uk…

Standards of Almshouse Management manual

…Safety Executive hse.gov.uk The Charity Commission: charitycommission.gov.uk The Institute of Risk Management (IRM):theirm.org Croner Solutions:cronersolutions.co.uk © 2020. This document is copyright of the Almshouse Association and no part of it…

Seminars and training

…Courses The Almshouse Association offers members online training courses through our partnership with an online training provider.  Click here to go to our online library. Webinars Webinars are a great…

Privacy policy

…make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with…

Online training

The Association has partnered with an online training company to offer members a selection of CPD accredited online courses. Course Library GDPR Essentials Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Mental Health Awareness…

Model policies and templates

…List GP Authorisation Form Interviewing Applicant Letter of Appointment Maintenance Plan Management Agreement Medical Information Form MP invitation letter template Next of Kin Information Outline Budget (Specimen) – 2022 Physical…

Members privacy policy

…on 01344 452922. You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We…

Member services

Online Training The Almshouse Association offers our members online Training Courses through our partnership with an online training provider. Topics such as GDPR and Safeguarding can be accessed via a…

Loans, grants & funding

…sent to ACLs Administrator, Sue Holden email: acltabitha@gmail.com For more detailed advice, ACLs Programme Managers can be contacted via email Kathy Green: kathy.green.projects@gmail.com Sean Stafford: sean@saffercooper.com To find out more…

Latest coronavirus news

…update: 5.11.20 Today marks the start of the latest national lockdown in England after it was approved by MPs in Parliament on Wednesday. New Rules – The Government has updated…

Fundraising ideas

…for and your target amount. From cake sales to bikes rides, grant applications to online giving, your supporters will need to know what you do, the difference you make and…

Current issues

…be switched off as the UK’s telecoms infrastructure is upgraded to digital connectivity. This shift has major implications for the 1.7 million people who rely on telecare in the UK,…

Charity Commission

…in the charity’s governing document(s). The Charity Commission provides information, advice and guidance through its website: www.charitycommission.gov.uk The Almshouse Association works in partnership with the Charity Commission and maintains a…

Case for support

…always or often lonely.  Loneliness, living alone and social isolation can lead to dementia, heart disease, depression, and even early death.  A 2016 UK study by Age UK found that…

Board of trustees

…Tel: 0191 388 1111 – Website: www.damha.org.uk Jim Kennedy jim.kennedy@btconnect.com     Mr Clive Cook clivecook@stjohnswinchester.co.uk Tel : 01962 854326 Richard Knipe richardknipe@hotmail.com Tel:01775 766 482 David Healey david.healey@sjmt.org.uk Andrew…

Almshouse Association membership

…our members online Training Courses through our partnership with an online training provider. Topics such as GDPR and Safeguarding can be accessed via a portal. Mediation Scheme The Almshouse Association…

Almshouse Association 75th event page

…commodo lectus. Nulla posuere nulla enim, id bibendum lorem auctor sed. Integer congue arcu vel mauris luctus rhoncus. Integer neque dolor, elementum at justo non, commodo posuere leo. Online Booking…