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Supported Living ’ Category
Trying to change your diet for the better and to move more? People supported by Kisharon are doing just the same.
The dream of providing supported living in Stamford Hill has become a reality at last.
Social care professionals from Latvia and Estonia shadowed staff for two days at Tuffkid Nursery and Kisharon School. Their visit was part of Kisharon’s ongoing relationship with the ECJC, the European Council of Jewish Communities.
Graphic designer Marc Harding teamed up with his daughter Lola, 12, to produce a large and colourful painting for Kisharon’s Hanna Schwalbe supported living facility in Golders Green.
Chief Executive Dr Beverley Jacobson led her team to victory in a Kisharon v Langdon football match on Mitzvah Day.
Shabbat UK started at Tuffkid nursery with 30 children taking part in a challah bake.
Eli Cohen proudly fixed the mezuzah to the front door of the former Hanna Schwalbe care home in Leeside Crescent, Golders Green, which is now seven flats for people with learning disabilities, following a £500k renovation.
Kisharon has been awarded a $50,000 prize for its work in helping adults with learning disabilities integrate into the community. The US-based Ruderman Family Foundation
Removal vans will be pulling up outside Leeside Crescent from the end of next month (July), when the first tenants move in to brand new apartments.
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.