Its not GoSH anymore


Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The second national Awareness Week focusing on sheltered housing is taking place throughout the country 21-27 May 2001, but it cannot be called GoSH! The aim of the week is to provide opportunities for professionals and the public to go in to sheltered schemes and find out for themselves what such schemes have to offer, and why it is such a positive choice for so many older people. Stated Imogen Parry, Chair of ERoSH, the national consortium, organising the week: We can not use the acronym GoSH! (Going on to Sheltered Housing) any more as Great Ormond Street Hospital has now registered the name and have refused us permission to use it again. We are disappointed as GoSH! became a real winner for us last year and the week was such a great success with 2,500 schemes and an estimated 150,000 older residents participating. Housing providers should phone the dedicated answerphone 01992- 513302 to receive the form to block register their schemes; individual scheme managers should phone the same number for full detai





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