Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 5
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs high: -4
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 2 ?

THE HARTLEPOOL HOSPICE LIMITED 

Established in 1980 Alice House Hospice is an independent registered charity providing free specialist palliative care for adults diagnosed with severe and progressive life limiting illnesses. Registered as Hartlepool Hospice Ltd (known locally as Alice House Hospice and formerly Hartlepool & District Hospice), is a charity within England and Wales.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised
Established: 43 years

www.alicehousehospice.co.uk

enquiries@alicehousehospice.co.uk

01429855555

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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£3,846£4,068£-221£972£3,005£2,5797.6150118
31/03/22£3,820£3,960£-140£1,095£3,225£2,7868.4159120
31/03/21£3,711£3,419£292£604£3,361£2,91510.2128120
31/03/20£3,599£3,588£12£693£3,069£2,6038.795190
31/03/19£3,298£3,448£-150£711£3,057£2,583995200
31/03/18£3,400£3,306£94£740£3,207£2,7169.9910
31/03/17£3,205£3,010£194£673£3,118£2,4429.7840
31/03/16£3,013£2,901£112£631£2,923£2,1638.9800
31/03/15£3,201£2,673£527£883£2,818£2,1149.5710
31/03/14£2,723£2,537£186£809£2,291£1,9549.2650
31/03/13£2,608£2,455£152£851£2,105£2,08110.2650
31/03/12£2,434£2,344£90£711£1,953£1,94610660
31/03/11*£2,688£2,601£88£774£1,863£1,8578.6670
31/03/10£2,604£2,734£-130£767£1,776£1,7417.6770
31/03/09£2,805£2,682£123£743£1,906£1,8958.5730
31/03/08£2,331£2,469£-138£758£1,782£1,7248.4690
31/03/07*£2,669£2,463£207£739£1,920£1,8949.2650
31/03/06*£2,131£2,141£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£2,085£2,128£-43£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£2,484£1,877£607£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 35.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 23.9%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £90,000-£100,000
Liabilities/Assets: 22%
Liabilities/Income: 22%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 86%
Reserves/Spending: 7.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 1.5
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 150 employees
  • 118 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-tees,

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
Garfield Weston Foundation£20,000
County Durham Community Foundation£12,096
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust£5,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - N?A
£2,100 14/02/2022
To support patient care.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 04/02/2022
Specialist Palliative Care at Alice House Inpatient Unit
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - The Hartlepool Hospice Limited - 27/09/21
£5,000 29/11/2021
Core Funding
County Durham Community Foundation - Alice House Hospice Therapeutic Counselling and Bereavement Service
£5,000 19/11/2021
To support Alice House Hospice Therapeutic Counselling and Bereavement Service.
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice
£1,345 10/11/2021
Unrestricted funding for hospices
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards the organisations charitable purposes
£5,000 24/09/2020
Towards the organisations charitable purposes
County Durham Community Foundation - Keeping in Touch Project
£4,996 27/04/2020
To support the Keeping in Touch Project.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Alice House Hospice Specialist Bed Replacement Project
£2,656 15/10/2018
Alice House Hospice Specialist Bed Replacement Project
National Lottery Community Fund - Alice House Hospice Patient Enrichment Programme
£10,000 03/08/2018
12
The funding will be used to organise a programme of enrichment activities for palliative care patients, families and the community. The project aims to reduce anxiety through calming therapeutic ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 30/08/2017
Specialist Palliative Care at the Inpatient Unit
National Lottery Community Fund - Activity Programme for Alice House Day Hospice
£10,000 09/11/2016
12
The project will deliver social, creative and recreational activities for palliative care patients when they visit the day hospice. This will help patients develop their skills and help reduce their ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 10/12 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 40-89
  • JOANNE REGAN Appointed: 2006, Occupation: Chartered Accountant
  • PETER BOWES Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Managing Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/12/1980, number: 510824
  • Registered at Companies House on 31/10/1980, number: 01525658
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR11: 1 days late, AR07: 59 days late, AR06: 3 days late,
Main office

ALICE HOUSE HOSPICE
ALICE HOUSE
WELLS AVENUE
HARTLEPOOL
TS24 9DA

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS BY SUCH CHARITABLE MEANS AS THE ASSOCIATION SHALL FORM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT. (FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE CLAUSE 3 OF THE MEMORANDUM.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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