Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs high: -3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

DEMENTIA UK 

Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. Admiral Nurses work alongside families, giving them the one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions they need. Dementia UK also runs Admiral Nursing Direct, a free and confidential helpline for anyone with concerns about dementia.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/23£19,424£17,728£1,696£5,933£15,065£13,7519.3205101
31/03/22£17,127£15,130£1,997£4,623£13,354£11,7139.318380
31/03/21£15,812£9,936£5,876£3,146£11,357£7,8379.515474
31/03/20£10,894£8,840£2,054£2,807£5,481£4,0755.514386
31/03/19£8,905£9,462£-557£2,316£3,427£2,371312154
31/03/18£6,940£6,635£306£1,549£3,984£3,0065.41220
31/03/17£5,431£4,726£705£1,266£3,678£3,0447.7660
31/03/16£4,243£3,022£1,221£932£2,974£2,53410.1450
31/03/15£3,255£2,265£990£661£1,753£1,3607.2320
31/03/14£2,733£2,622£111£454£763£5282.4310
31/03/13*£2,549£3,015£-466£447£652£1590.6360
31/03/12*£2,791£2,681£110£426£1,118£7143.2320
31/03/11*£3,278£2,673£605£496£1,008£6042.7280
31/03/10*£2,035£2,309£-274£152£403£1210.6270
31/03/09*£2,203£1,922£281£135£677£100.1250
31/03/08*£1,751£1,612£139£128£396£60160
31/03/07*£1,419£1,185£234£107£257£-2-0110
31/03/06*£1,118£1,161£-43£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£1,099£1,109£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£997£902£96£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 30.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 33.5%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 10%
Highest pay band: £90,000-£100,000
Liabilities/Assets: 24%
Liabilities/Income: 25%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 91%
Reserves/Spending: 9.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 2.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 30 years

www.dementiauk.org

info@dementiauk.org

02080365400

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Cheshire Community Foundation£127,662
Garfield Weston Foundation£120,000
DCMS£110,000
The Rayne Foundation£20,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Cheshire Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£30,000 27/06/2023
Grant to Dementia UK
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£100 26/06/2023
A donation, as requested by the donor, towards Dementia UK, the only specialist dementia nursing charity that is there for the whole family, working towards a day when no one has to face dementia ....more
Steve Morgan Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£5,000 20/12/2022
Discretionary grant awarded
Cheshire Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£30,000 22/04/2022
Grant to Dementia UK
CareTech foundation - Match Funding Grant
£350 21/04/2022
Small hardship grant awarded to CareTech Holdings plc staff and those who may recently have left the company who find themselves in significant financial hardship or at serious risk of becoming in ....more
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£20,000 19/04/2022
Towards a new Admiral Nurse service in Torbay and South Devon supporting patients and families who move from hospital into a care home.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£45,000 18/02/2022
Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
The Shears Foundation - Dementia UK
£5,000 26/01/2022
South Tyneside Admiral Nurse service
Cheshire Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£30,000 15/04/2021
Grant to Dementia UK
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£416 29/01/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£1,000 26/01/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Cheshire Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£7,662 16/11/2020
Grant to Dementia UK for core running costs
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 09/10/2020
Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£110,000 08/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Joseph Levy Foundation - Covid-19: Admiral Nurse Helpline
£10,000 01/06/2020
Covid-19: contribution to Admiral Nurse dementia helpline appeal
Cheshire Community Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£30,000 17/04/2020
Grant to Dementia UK for core running costs
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 04/07/2019
Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Dementia UK
£10,000 26/06/2018
12
Towards a two-year pilot Admiral Nurse service to provide specialist family centred support to people living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia.
Masonic Trust - Director of Clinical Services
£90,000 19/10/2016
Funding towards salary of the Director of Clinical Services to increase the Admiral Nursing Services, develop the helpline and eventually expand the service in the UK.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 36-78
  • DAVID STEWART Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Group Chief Operating Officer
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 12/07/1994, number: 1039404
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/06/1994, number: 02944156
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR13: 1 days late, AR12: 2 days late, AR11: 2 days late, AR10: 2 days late, AR09: 3 days late, AR08: 104 days late, AR07: 334 days late, AR06: 855 days late, AR05: 17 days late, AR04: 33 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from IDA MORTLOCK SADLER TRUST on 12/07/2022
  • Asset transfer in from HAMSTEAD HOUSEBOUND ACTION on 18/08/2022
  • Asset transfer in from INNER WHEEL CLUB OF KIBWORTH AND FLECKNEY BENEVOLENT FUND on 10/03/2023
  • Asset transfer in from THE NINZE CHARITABLE TRUST on 09/08/2023
  • Asset transfer in from THE KMG FOUNDATION on 29/08/2023
Main office

7th Floor
One Aldgate
LONDON
EC3N 1RE

Objectives

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE CHARITY IS ESTABLISHED ARE: 2.1 THE PROVISION OF PROFESSIONAL NURSES TO SUPPORT, HELP AND CARE FOR THOSE CARING FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA (THE SERVICE TO BE KNOWN AS THE ADMIRAL NURSE SERVICE AND THENURSES AS ADMIRAL NURSES).2.2 THE RELIEF AND CARE OF THE FRIENDS, RELATIVES AND CARERS OF THOSE WHO ARE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA.2.3 THE RELIEF, CARE AND TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA.2.4 THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PROGRAMME OF PRACTICAL RESEARCH AND THE PROMOTION OF STUDY AND RESEARCH INTO:-2.4.1 UNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES NATURE AND EFFECTS OF DEMENTIA AND INTO MANAGING CARE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA,2.4.2 SUPPORTING PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA AND THEIR RELATIVES, FRIENDS OR CARERS, AND THE PUBLICATION OF USEFUL RESULTS OF ALL SUCH STUDY AND RESEARCH.2.5 THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC ABOUT DEMENTIA AND THE INDIRECT EFFECTS ON, AND THE NEEDS OF, PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA AND THEIR RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND CARERS.2.6 TO ENGAGE IN ANY CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES WHATSOEVER WHICH MAY PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE HEALTH OF THE RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND CARERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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