During the current COVID-19 emergency, charity trustees are having to cope with serious financial challenges that will have a major effect on their charities and those who depend on them. Many charities are facing the double challenge of a sudden fall in income with an increase in demand for their services. This guidance is designed for charity trustees, especially of smaller charities, who may not have access to professional financial advice. It sets out some practical steps charity trustees can take to manage their charity through these financial difficulties and, if necessary, plan for the uncomfortable possibility that your charity may not survive this crisis.
The coronavirus outbreak has changed life for everybody. Our homes have become workplaces and places of education as the whole family is encouraged to stay at home together.
Home has always been the place where most accidents happen. In the current situation when we are spending all our time there, the risk of accidents is likely to increase. Home accidents cause misery and pain to individuals and families, but they also put a great deal of strain on the NHS – and the need to reduce this strain can be seen more clearly now than ever before.
The good news is that home accidents are preventable if we take steps to make sure we live, work and educate safely.
With the pressures on the NHS, many parents are worried about a trip to A&E with their child.
The fact that our homes are accident hotspots for younger children is a scary prospect at the best of times. And sadly less traffic doesn’t mean we can completely switch off about road safety.
Here at the Child Accident Prevention Trust we are reaching out to families feeling the pressure in lockdown to highlight easy wins that can keep children safe.
For now we’re prioritising funding projects and organisations supporting communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. We are reviewing the situation on an on-going basis and will share any updates or developments on our website.
We want to fund activities supporting people and communities affected by COVID-19. We can’t fund everyone. We will prioritise:
If you want to put in an application that is not related to COVID-19, you can. However, we ask you to bear with us it may take us longer to get back to you than usual.
In addition to the other known symptoms of Covid-19, an updated message has been issued.
You should self isolate if you develop: