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Care – why it’s the best job

Supporting people isn’t just a job for Kisharon’s care staff, but a passion.

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Remembering YY with affection

Yechiel Yosef Rothschild, known as YY, is remembered with affection across Kisharon.

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Our new trustees

Kisharon’s five new Trustees bring a wealth of knowledge accumulated through broad life experiences and career achievement.

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Covid and me – by Debbie

Chanukah with its lights and joy is here, but Debbie, 37, feels adrift. Because of Covid, she is jobless and has stopped volunteering, activities that shaped her week. So, how does she feel about it all? “Doughnut ask!”

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Social enterprise shines a light at Chanukah

In Kisharon’s biggest social enterprise project to date, 1,900 gift sets including an astonishing 85,000 Chanukah candles have been delivered to 16 shuls across London.

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Equal – behind the counter

Making a purchase at Kisharon’s Gift and Homeware Store, Equal is a double act of kindness, says Manager Andrew Plaskow. You’re buying a gift and, because the shop’s team of volunteers keep running costs low, know that profits will go to charity.

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‘Fantastic’ Chanukah – we’re smiling and safe

It’s a very different Chanukah this year, but staff across Kisharon have pulled out all the stops to create a buzz of excitement.

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Child Trust Funds – parents’ access blow

Child Trust Funds have been in the news again after it emerged that parents of 18-year-olds without mental capacity will need deputyship – a potentially costly procedure – to claim their child’s money.

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New lockdown – the impact on our services

Restrictions aren’t as stringent now as in the first lockdown in March and we’re doing everything we can to keep services open, but our priority is to keep the people we support and their families safe.

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Pirkei Avos
“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.