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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Medicalert Foundation

  • Income

    £1.6M

  • Spending

    £1.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 233705 Company no. 814000

Contact details

Public address

  • The Medic Alert Foundation, Medic Alert House, 327 Upper Fourth Street, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EH

Aims & activities

The MedicAlert Foundation provides a life-saving, emergency identification system for individuals with hidden medical conditions and allergies. Each Member receives a bracelet, necklace or watch that is engraved with the wearers main medical condition(s), an ID number and a 24 hour emergency telephone number that can access their details from anywhere in the world in over 100 languages.

What the charity does

  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£1.6M

Expenditure:

£1.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £47.0K Own use assets
  • £0.1K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £686.9K Other assets
  • £177.6K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

91%
0%
9%

Charitable objects

THE RELIEVE OF SICKNESS INCLUDING (WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) BY COMMUNICATING PERSONAL AND MEDICAL INFORMATION ON BEHALF OF ITS MEMBERS TO MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY PROFESSIONALS AND BY PROVIDING A MEANS WHEREBY ITS MEMBERS MAY BE IDENTIFIED AS THOSE TO WHOM SUCH INFORMATION HELD BY IT RELATES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO SAVE AND PROTECT LIVES

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION DATED 28 JULY 1964 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS DATED 8 JUNE 1979, 7 JUNE 1995, 2 NOVEMBER 2005 AND 8 SEPTEMBER 2007

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Medicalert
The Medicalert Foundation

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 21 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Benet Hiscock None on record
Stephen Galliano Old Northamptonians R.F.C. Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
Tony Gadsby None on record
Anne Gill None on record
Christopher Gee None on record
Ian Henderson Mbcs Citp Charity It Association Up-to-date
Helen Newman (Chair) None on record
Caroline Sheridan None on record
Charlotte Emily Christensen Willis None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales