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The Ayrshire Hospice, SC011390
Registered charity from 22 November 1983
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressThe Ayrshire Hospice
29 Miller Road
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeKA7 2AX
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Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies House
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These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The principal objects for which the Company is established are:- To provide specialist palliative care and services to people and families affected by life-limiting illness and to promote the advancement of palliative care and end of life care and to promote the hospice movement, all whether in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or elsewhere in such ways as the Company shall from time to time think fit, and in particular (but without prejudice to the generality of such objects):- (A) By establishing, maintaining Hospices in Scotland and by providing palliative nursing, medical, allied healthcare professionals and other supportive care services to any person (without regard to religion, race, creed, gender or sexual orientation) who is (at any age) diagnosed with a life limiting condition and by providing medical or other treatment services and attention for any such person anywhere (including the patient’s home). (B) By conducting or promoting or encouraging research into the care and treatment of persons suffering from any such illness, disability or infirmity and particularly into the care and treatment of persons suffering from cancer or life limiting illnesses and the provision of specialist palliative and end of life care. (C) By promoting or encouraging or assisting in the teaching or training of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and other persons engaged in any branch of medicine, surgery, nursing or allied health or social services, or employed or volunteering to work for the Company and its associated partner agencies. This may also include members of the community in a caring role. (D) By providing and assisting as required the provision of multi-faith religious belief support and by providing pastoral care services for the spiritual welfare and support of patients, carers and relatives and friends of patients and carers and those employed or volunteering to work for the Company but also the wider community. (E) By providing counselling services and practical care and support for patients and carers, relatives and friends of patients and carers for those employed or volunteering to work for the Company or to any other person of any age impacted by the death of a family member. (F) By operating as a charity raising funds by any legal and appropriate means.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 31 Mar 2024
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
Constitutional Form Date: 22 Nov 1983
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: More than one local authority area in Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: South Ayrshire
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "People with disabilities or health problems"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Mar 2020 £8,289,467 £7,950,927 15 Dec 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2021 £10,151,741 £7,574,380 29 Nov 2021 Yes
31 Mar 2022 £9,857,586 £7,945,055 14 Nov 2022 Yes
31 Mar 2023 £13,811,320 £9,076,790 04 Dec 2023 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Mar 2024 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2024
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