We, The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home will endeavour in our business dealings to uphold the key principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, which are:
- no member of the Armed Forces Community should face disadvantage in the provision of public and commercial services compared to any other citizen
- in some circumstances special treatment may be appropriate especially for the injured or bereaved.
We will seek to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, by:
- providing first class nursing care and rehabilitation to disabled ex-Servicemen and women, and their dependants, in modern and comfortable surroundings
subsidising the cost of care for ex-Servicemen and women and their dependants
- supporting the education of MOD student nurses by offering 6 week residential placements
- working with serving military personnel and local armed forces groups, including officer training corps and cadet units, by providing opportunities to volunteer at our community events or within our organisation
- actively participating in Armed Forces Day by attending local celebrations within our community
- providing volunteer opportunities for current and ex-Service personnel to gain experience, develop skills, and boost confidence to support them to gain employment
- providing a support network for Service families through our “Armed Forces Family Volunteering Group”
- seeking to support the employment of veterans young and old
- striving to support the employment of Service spouses and partners
- endeavouring to offer a degree of flexibility in granting leave for Service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment
- seeking to support our employees who choose to be members of the Reserve forces, including by accommodating their training and deployment where possible.
View the corporate covenant document.