The third annual Care Sector Fundraising Ball was back with a bang on 24 September, raising £401,942 for the Alzheimer’s Society and the Care Workers’ Charity – more than double the proceeds from the last Ball.
Over the coming year, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC) will create the Healthy Ageing and Prevention Index, which will track, for the first time, how healthily countries across the G20 are living and ageing, and the impact on the economy and environment.
Chair of Care England and the Hallmark Foundation, Avnish Goyal, has received a CBE for his services to social care and philanthropy in her Majesty’s birthday honour’s list.
Researchers in the Open University School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care have received a grant from the Hallmark Foundation, a charity that invests in the future of care, to work together to further explore the concept of ‘relational care’ and how it can successfully be delivered in UK adult care settings with a focus on older adults.
#SocialCareFuture has been awarded a grant by Hallmark Foundation to develop and seek investment in plans for a long-range campaign to bring about a marked, measurable improvement in the wellbeing of people with cause to draw on support to live their lives.
Children will be begging their parents to visit older relatives this autumn thanks to a pioneering partnership between Hallmark Care Homes Foundation and London Play. The play charity will be unveiling what is hoped to be the first of many ‘Play Gardens’ at multi-award-winning care provider, Hallmark’s newest care home Midford Manor, when it opens in Bath later this year.
The Hallmark Foundation has partnered with Circl to join their unique leadership development programme. The Circl programme teaches senior managers inclusive leadership skills and promotes social mobility at the same time. Course participants are given coaching skills training alongside young adults from underrepresented backgrounds.
Hallmark Foundation has formed a partnership with Hourglass, the UK’s only charity focused on tackling the abuse and neglect of older people, to promote safer ageing, drive greater awareness of this form of abuse and examine ways to reduce its impact on older people and the people who care for them.
Working Options in Education, the national employability and life skills charity, has launched a campaign funded by the Hallmark Foundation to inspire 14-19 year olds in Essex and East London to consider a career in social care.
Six key priorities or ‘building blocks’ for better care so everyone can age well are set out in a new paper, ‘Care 2030’, published by the independent charity, Hallmark Foundation.