Barchester’s Charitable Foundation was created by Barchester Healthcare in 2000 to give something back to people in the communities where the Barchester care homes operate. It is a registered charity based in London and legally completely independent of Barchester Healthcare. The Foundation has its own Board of Trustees comprising independent as well as senior Barchester personnel, who ensure that the grants made are consistent with the Foundation’s aims, objectives and grants criteria.
As a grant giving charity, the Foundation distributes over £150,000 per year to individuals and small community groups/charities across England, Scotland and Wales. By providing grants to improve independence, mobility and quality of live, the Foundation seeks to make a big difference to the lives of older and disabled people.
Our mission is to make a difference to the lives of older people and other adults with a physical or mental disability; supporting practical solutions that lead to increased personal independence, self-sufficiency and dignity.
We are particularly keen to provide grants which enable groups and individuals to mix, join in social activities and reduce their danger of isolation and loneliness.