Category: WASH Awards

Warm and Well in North Yorkshire

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The central piece of work in order to achieve this was the creation of a first-of-its-kind ‘single point of contact’ as recommended by NICE Guidelines (‘Excess Winter Deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes’) and in alignment with the county-wide winter health strategy (‘Seasonal Winter Health Strategy 2015 – 2020’) of… Read more »

Wandsworth fuelbank – Fuelbanks and Families

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The project aimed to tackle the issue of fuel poverty amongst low-income families, by providing both immediate solutions and longer-term support. When testing the feasibility fuelbanks and families worked closely with Wandsworth Foodbank, which highlighted two things: Firstly, how many families with dependent children were increasingly in crisis and coming forward for help, and also… Read more »

Warm Homes Healthy People (WHHP) – Suffolk Coastal District Council

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Working with Ipswich Hospital’s complex discharge planning team, WHHP identified patients at risk of delayed discharge, or already delaying discharge due to faulty or inadequate heating in their home. WHHP delivered direct interventions to enable patients to be discharged as quickly as possible, including loan heaters, funding fuel payments and arranging heating repairs. A home visit… Read more »

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