Costs Associated with Exercise Classes
To meet the on costs of providing 25 hours of excercise classes each week for people aged 50 or more who live in Hackney . The statutory sector meet the immediate running costs but do not make any contribution to core salaries or rent.
November 2010 - March 2011
The Sharp End
Promotion of good health and physical and mental well being amongst people aged 50 or more and the prevention of poor Health
By providing 22 hours of excercise classes every week, plus an environment for older people to meet each other
To continue running 22 hours of classes each week
Activities» We have funding for the activities we do not have funding for the coordinator or premises rent
Success will be...that the classes continue and are attended on average by 10 people per class
The essence of this project is that it promotes good health and prevents the development of ill health. The demonstration of success will be numbers attending but also we will conduct regular user surveys
Withdrawal of funding for the activity components of the classes - we are assured that these classes wil be funded
Budget - Project Cost: £26,200Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £10,000 Staff Acitivities Coordinator for 4 months £3,700 Rent Hall Rental and 1 office £12,500 Tutor Costs Actual Costs of activities
Current Funding / Pledges
Source Amount PCT and Local Authority £12,500 Guaranteed
Dalston in Hackney. We are based in Dalston Methodist Church though our project is completely separate
Aproximately 250 people use our centre making about 7000 attendances every year. Hackney is a very deprived borough with all the wards being in the worst 10% for deprivation. The are high levels of income and housing poverty exctremely high levels of obesity and illness , particularly , for older people, diabetes hogh blood pressue and stress related conditions
The Sharp End has been running classes of this sort since 1996 and is the most experienced provider of activities for older people in the borough
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Nazmun is the organiser who liaises with the clients and the tutors ensures the rooms are ready for whatever the activity is