15 May 2014
The Daughters of the Cross of Liege, the UK’s 69th largest charity by income, has confirmed that it will sell its private hospital, St Anthony’s, to Spire Healthcare, in spite of fierce opposition from local residents and politicians.
Scope is proposing to close 11 of its 37 care homes in a move that will affect 190 disabled residents and around 400 staff.
Scope’s vision for the future is a society that treats disabled people no differently to those without disabilities. That’s why its CEO Richard Hawkes is convinced that closing nearly a third of its care homes is the right thing to do. By Tania Mason.
A single and largely centralised body will never meet the need for a regulatory body to oversee an increasingly diverse sector.
Charity leaders have a responsibility to act together and stand up for the sector during these tough times, said Mind chief executive Paul Farmer at last night’s Charity Finance Group annual dinner in London.
Changing Lives (the new name for the Cyrenians) is to take on six services and 64 members of staff from Platform 51 as the women’s charity drops its name and pulls out of frontline service provision.
There is more commonality between large and small charities than one might think, says Mark Hallam.
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