our care homes, facilities and support offices are encouraged to participate in
the Big Coffee Morning at the end of September. We have raised over £15,000
during 2010, 2011 and 2012 for this cause.
In 2012 FSHC supported the Dementia UK "Time for a Cuppa" Day in February
and raised almost £4,000.
on Elder Abuse.
2010 we raised around £3500 on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
County Durham Community Foundation.
Four Seasons Health Care has a long association with the
County Durham Community Foundation and has through an Endowment Fund been able
to support a variety of local caused with donations of over £20,000 since 2009.
In 2013 we supported both the County Durham Stroke Club and
the Barrington Bites Luncheon club in the Wear Valley.
The County Durham Stroke Club received a donation of £800
that will enable them to provide a series of qualified sports therapists to
attend the Stroke Club and give massages to those that attend giving great
benefits, both physical and emotional.
The Barrington Bites luncheon club in St
John's Chapel received a donation of £600 that will help them to continue
to provide the luncheon club which provides a warm gathering place for older
people in the St. John's
Chapel area. Attendees have a place to meet and interact with each other over a
warm meal, promoting health and wellbeing as well as social interaction. The
luncheon club is a vital part of helping people to maintain their independence.
The club is attended by people aged between 65 and 90.
Donations in past years have been made to, Durham Indoor
Bowling Association Disabled Persons Development Group, Yarm Road Women's
Group, Greencroft Ladies Club, Crookhall Community Association,
Chester-le-Street Club, Age UK Darlington, Easington Wednesday Club and the
Wear Valley Kurling Club.
For more information about the County Durham Foundation trust
please see the following link http://www.cdcf.org.uk
our homes at a local level in the many smaller fundraising events they may wish to promote.