Health & Disability Awards (June 2013)

Health & Disability Awards (June 2013)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 2013.

For news of other grants awarded in June, please go to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Arts & Humanities and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in June and December every year.

Hospices and Palliative Care

Cornwall Hospice Care (£88,000)
Fit-out of refurbished Mount Edgcumbe Hospice, St Austell

St Michael's Hospice, Hereford (£80,000)

Redevelopment of the hospice

Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice, SE2 (£60,000)

Extension to the hospice

Norfolk Hospice, King's Lynn (£50,000)

New hospice building

St Catherine's Hospice, Preston (£40,000)

Extension of lymphodema suite

Lewis-Manning Hospice, Poole, Dorset (£35,000)
Equipping en-suite bedrooms in new hospice

Disability and Special Needs

Jewish Care, NW11 (£300,000)
Fixtures and fittings in new care home on remodelled Asher Loftus Way care campus

Lady Zia Wernher School, Luton (£150,000)
Creation of a new training centre at special primary school

Anthony Nolan Trust, NW3 (£130,000)
Two tissue typing machines for stem cell donor registry at the Royal Free Hospital

Canine Partners, West Sussex (£96,000)
Small arena in new dog training centre in Midlands

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex (£81,000)
Bedroom in family accommodation unit

Macmillan Cancer Support, SE1 (£69,000)
Therapy room in new Sussex Macmillan Cancer Support Centre, Brighton

Calvert Trust Kielder, Northumberland (£65,000)
Three bedrooms in specialised accommodation at outdoor activity centre

Simeon Care for the Elderly, Aberdeen (£55,000)
Bedroom in new care home

Seashell Trust, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire (£50,000)
Residential homes for deaf and deafblind young people

Smile Support & Care, Eastleigh, Hampshire (£50,000)
Two ensuite bedrooms in new Respite Care Centre

St Andrew's House, Coventry (£50,000)

Room within care home redevelopment

Sunbeams Music Centre, Cumbria (£50,000)
Music therapy room in new music centre for children and adults with special needs

Disability Challengers, Guildford, Surrey (£48,000)
Sensory equipment for redeveloped play centre for disabled children

Queen Alexandra College, Birmingham (£48,000)
Classroom in new indoor sports facility for people with disabilities

Westfield Arts College, Weymouth, Dorset (£38,000)
Refurbishment of playground for children with learning difficulties and autism

MacIntyre (Buckinghamshire), Milton Keynes (£37,000)

Kitchen and coffee shop in lifelong learning centre for children, young people and adults with profound disabilities

Fields in Trust (the National Playing Fields Association), N1 (£35,000)
Playground for disabled children and young people

Mind - Washington (£30,000)
New mental wellbeing centre

Roy Kinnear House, Twickenham (£30,000)

Room within extended residential home for young adults with disabilities

Autism Wessex, Dorset (£28,000)

En-suite bedroom in new home for adults with autism in Hampshire

Leonard Cheshire Disability, SW8 (£27,000)

Accessible kitchen in new building at St Teresa's care home for disabled adults in Penzance, Cornwall

Living Paintings Trust, Newbury, Berkshire (£24,000)
USB library equipment for visually impaired people

Pentreath, Newquay, Cornwall (£21,000)

IT equipment for people with mental ill health

Oasis Children's Venture, SW8 (£20,000)

Development of outdoor play site facilities for disabled children and young people

Westminster Society, W9 (£20,000)
New fully adapted minibus

Play and Resource Centre (PARC), Braintree, Essex (£18,000)
Outdoor playground equipment at centre providing respite care for disabled children

U Can Do IT, SW12 (£17,000)
Computers and software for blind and visually impaired people

Autism Initiatives UK, Liverpool (£13,000)
Equipment/furniture for cycle-themed training and employment café

Ripon Community Link, North Yorkshire (£12,500)
Kitchen in new community café for people with learning disabilities

Hallmoor School, Birmingham (£10,000)

Replacement minibus for special school

Play Montgomeryshire, Newtown, Powys (£10,000)

New van for mobile toy library

Vision North Somerset, Weston Super Mare (£10,000)

Furnishings in extension to centre for blind and partially sighted people

Shepherds Down School, Compton, Hampshire (£9,000)

New minibus with wheelchair access for special primary school





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