Nat mdc conf 2011 overview rsm 15 oct11 r mv3

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Robert Meadowcroft, CEO for the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, talks about the achievements of the charity in 2011 at the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign National Conference 2011

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Nat mdc conf 2011 overview rsm 15 oct11 r mv3

  1. 1. Working together Robert Meadowcroft Chief Executive Muscular Dystrophy Campaign National Conference 15 October 2011
  2. 2. The charity today <ul><li>Making real progress in our fight </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh economic climate and pressure on our income </li></ul><ul><li>Open and listening charity </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers, trustees and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Focused, caring and determined </li></ul>
  3. 3. Supporting more people <ul><li>Information and advice line – new, longer hours </li></ul><ul><li>More publications, factsheets and the website </li></ul><ul><li>MD Links and TalkMD </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of advocacy service </li></ul><ul><li>31 Care Advisors, NHS-funded </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching more people and families </li></ul>
  4. 4. The NeuroMuscular Centre <ul><li>360 service users </li></ul><ul><li>15 employees with muscular dystrophy </li></ul><ul><li>8,600 physiotherapy treatments </li></ul><ul><li>20 students gained qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>An independent partner - April 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>A second NMC - West Midlands plans </li></ul>
  5. 5. Direct grants for independence <ul><li>6,000 people supported by JPT </li></ul><ul><li>with £6m grants over 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>- warm thanks to the Patrick family </li></ul><ul><li>770 young people supported </li></ul><ul><li>- £5.2m raised through our </li></ul><ul><li>Tesco Partnership </li></ul>
  6. 7. Looking forward to 2012 <ul><li>Trailblazers advising on access </li></ul><ul><li>Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>MDC and the Paralympics charity </li></ul><ul><li>The UK Boccia Team </li></ul><ul><li>Ambassadors and Torchbearers </li></ul>
  7. 8. Reach, impact and funds <ul><li>Leading the way </li></ul><ul><li>Funds needed </li></ul><ul><li>Our thanks to our supporters </li></ul><ul><li>Beating muscular dystrophy </li></ul>
  8. 9. Effective support in Parliament
  9. 10. Our voice in the media
  10. 11. Leading research
  11. 12. Specialist health care and support
  12. 13. <ul><li>Invest to save </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter hospital stays </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiac and respiratory focus </li></ul><ul><li>Transition support </li></ul><ul><li>Extending lives </li></ul><ul><li>Improving quality of life </li></ul>
  13. 14. People living with md lead our fight
  14. 16. Working together Thank you Robert Meadowcroft Chief Executive Muscular Dystrophy Campaign National Conference 15 October 2011 [email_address]

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