Corporate Social Responsibility

As part of the Beech Centre’s Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for 2017-18 we will be supporting the following charities: Baby Lifeline and the Magic Wand Foundation which supports the Willow Foundation.

In its unique role, Baby Lifeline supports the care of pregnant women and their unborn and new born babies – ensuring the best possible outcome from pregnancy and birth. To find out more about the invaluable support that this charity provides, please visit www.babylifeline.org.uk The Magic Wand Foundation has been established by Helen Bull, a supporter of the Willow Foundation, to help make a positive difference to the lives of other young people living with cancer. To find out more about the invaluable support that this charity provides, please visit www.willowfoundation.org.uk

We will be supporting these charities through fundraising activities, creating the opportunity for fundraising across our membership community and the opportunity for our members to take part in these fundraising events. Details on how to make a donation will be made available soon.

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Beech complete RHN decorating challenge!

A group of team members from The Beech Centre spent Wednesday 15th June 2016 helping to re-decorate a patient and family room used within the Drapers Wing of The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability.

We would like to thank JCT600 for providing transport on the day in the form of an Audi Q7.

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We would also like to thank Sofology who very kindly donated two sofas for the room.

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Since the spring of 2013, when we adopted the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) as our chosen CSR charity, we have gifted time and resource to help develop the people and the organisation. We have also undertaken sponsorship activities and have been to the hospital to see the great work done there. To give a sense of scale of the support provided, The Beech Centre has already gifted 60 days of development time since our partnership began. Following the most recent request from the RHN leadership team to ‘flood the system with Organisational Development’, The Beech Centre has committed to gift a further 40 days over the coming year. That will bring the total to 100 days of value added support which has a market value of nearly £224,000. Together with their charitable discounted rate which saved £293,000 plus our fundraising activities, this takes our overall financial contribution to the RHN £520,000. We have gifted £2880 in sponsorship raised from our activities including a sponsored bike ride, rebuilding part of The Cleveland Way and redecorating the Lodge House at the RHN which provides much needed accommodation for patients’ families and clearing Birch scrub from Heathland in the North York Moors National Park. “The scale of the support provided by The Beech Centre to the RHN is testimony to the breadth and depth of relationship between the two organisations.”

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Rebuilding part of The Cleveland Way

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Redecorating the family accommodation at the RHN

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Chris Malings our OD Consultant on his sponsored bike ride raising funds for the RHN

Ready for action at North York Moors National Park

Ready for action at North York Moors National Park

Further suggestions

If you have any suggestions on how we could further reduce our impact on the environment and get more involved in our communities, please email ian.andrew@thebeechcentre.co.uk

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Testimonial

Beech are really focused on bringing organisational development to a very long standing organisation with a lot of history with all of the challenges that a very fast moving NHS healthcare environment brings. Beech have been really pivotal in helping the team at an executive level understand what good behaviours, management, leadership and coaching skills can bring to efficiency and to better operating procedures. Beech don’t tell us what to do, they enable us to understand how we can better configure our services. Beech have a range of services which we are benefiting from in coaching and consultancy. They also run an

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Get in touch

For more information on our Corporate Social Responsibility contact us on 0845 4303 021