All of George House Trust’s services are designed to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV.
George House Trust has been providing services to people living with and affected by HIV since 1985. As a genuinely service user centred organisation, people living with HIV are at the heart of the charity.
We improve service users’:
- Understanding of HIV
- Ability to manage this lifelong condition
- Ability to adhere to medication & manage side-effects
- Mental health & wellbeing
- Confidence and self-image
- Understanding of safer sex practices
- Confidence to negotiate safer sex
- Confidence and ability to disclose HIV status
- Understanding of how to have a negative baby
We reduce service users’:
- Social isolation through peer support
- Internalised HIV stigma
- Demands on HIV clinicians’ time
- Viral load
- Risk of onward transmission
Service users are involved at all levels of the organisation:
- As volunteers
- As Service User Representatives, liaising directly with the Chief Executives and the Chair
- At services consultations and planning
- As Members
- As Trustees
Consequently, George House Trust can demonstrate that it delivers services of an exceptionally high quality that significantly improve the health and wellbeing of it's service users.
George House Trust's values underpin everything that we do:
- Recognising differences
- Being passionate
You can also read our current Annual Report here.