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Company Limited by Guarantee No:04378521
Registered Charity No: 1093882

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As a charitable organisation our homes are run for the benefit of the residents, not for profit.

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Dementia Garden link Link to Dementia Garden page The Southend-on-Sea Darby & Joan Organisation was formed as a charity in 1947 by a group of benefactors, for the sole purpose of providing care and help to the elderly of Southend and the surrounding district, including Essex and London Boroughs.

Dementia Garden Open DaysIn 2001, the Organisation was awarded Investors in People status, which was renewed in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2014 recognising its investment in the staff who are the providers of care for the residents who live in the Organisation’s homes.

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The Organisation is firmly committed to quality and uses the PQASSO system as a way of evidencing this - currently the Organisation is on level 2, which it achieved in 2005. 

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In April 2012, we welcomed the merger with St Martins Residential Care and the Mission of Help of 59 Imperial Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea into the Organisation - this means we now look after more than 46 residents.

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