We are always fundraising for essential items within Charlotte Straker House, to ensure our residents’ wellbeing and to ensure we provide the best possible environment and care.
Therefore, one of the ways you can help the Charlotte Straker Project, includes buying or donating towards something our residents really need. If you are considering this, please see all the things we are ‘wishing for’ below:
We need to increase the amount of garden furniture we have on our decked outside area, so more residents can sit outside and enjoy the sun!
- Stands for parasols
New small garden area
We are hoping to landscape a small area of ground behind our bungalows, to provide additional seating area for residents and their families in the warmer months.
Beds and Accessories
We need one new bed, plus new pressure mattresses, tables and bed bumpers for our nursing beds.
- Pressure mattress
- Bed Bumper
- Over bed tables
One of our hoists is damaged and needs to be replaced. We also need new slings for the hoists.
- Replacement hoist
- Slings for hoists
- Floor standing fans for dining room x 2
- Wall mounted fan for downstairs lounge x 1
Social Activities equipment
We need more board games, puzzles and jigsaws to keep our residents entertained.
Our upstairs lounge needs redecorating, and we need to purchase chairs and settees that are specifically designed for elderly residents.
- Settees & chairs
- Floor covering
Down stairs lounge
Our downstairs lounge is in desperate need of decoration, including the purchase of new comfortable chairs designed for the elderly.
- Curtains & cushions
We would love to be able to provide complementary therapies, such as hand and foot massages with essential oils and aromatherapy to our residents at no extra cost.
Donations have contributed significantly to the development of the facilities and purchase of equipment in CS over the last 23 years. The major building upgrade undertaken in 2013 was supported by donations and legacies. A back up generator, specialized profiling beds, overhead tracking to enable hoisting, syringe drivers to enable comfortable end of life care have all been supported by your donations.
Gift Aiding your donation enables us to make even more use of your generosity. It costs you nothing extra and only requires you to fill in a simple form. Follow the links below.
If you would like to support a specific event a list of annual fund raising activities can be found here.