Governance review for Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
JRHT is a charity which provides housing, care homes, retirement and supported housing; and demonstrates new approaches in these areas. It is a registered provider, regulated by the Homes and Communities Agency; and its care schemes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
After successfully completion of a governance review for JRF Rosie was commissioned to review JRHT’s governance arrangements. The brief for the review was to:
“Rosie very quickly got her head round the governance structure and through face-to-face interviews, with Board members and the executive, was able to probe for our strengths and weaknesses and present a concise and incisive set of recommendations which have improved our overall governance.”
John Hocking, Executive Director, JRHT
The methodology included a document review, board observation and structured interviews with Board members and senior staff. The subsequent report was positively received by the Board and most of its recommendations adopted.