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Richard says…

More than seven weeks after Kisharon’s lockdown, it is abundantly clear that I am in the service of truly remarkable people.

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Simple pleasures top our lockdown wish list

What are you looking forward to when normal life returns? A haircut, theatre trip, a meal in a restaurant?  We asked Kisharon staff and volunteers. Their answers may surprise you.

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Full steam ahead for learning

School’s out…and so is our nursery, further education college and day opportunities, but it’s full steam ahead for learning.

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More freedom for learning disability – and other changes

People with complex needs can now exercise outdoors more than once a day during the coronavirus pandemic, travelling beyond their local area and supported by a non-related carer.

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Volunteers’ small tasks bring untold joy

Kisharon volunteers are bringing joy to the lives of people at home in the lockdown. Whether organising music and craft sessions, delivering essentials or simply having a chat, Team Kisharon – 49 men and women of all ages – are giving pleasure to the individuals we support with even the most simple of tasks.

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Top Tips for Isolation

During these uncertain times, looking after your physical and mental wellbeing has never been more important. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy in body and mind
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Our greatest challenge

A little over 3½ weeks ago, on March 9, Kisharon’s Business Continuity Plan for pandemics was brought into operation.

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Building work complete at the new Kisharon School

Building work at the new Kisharon School is now finished – bar the final snagging. Next, furniture and equipment will be arriving.

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Volunteers bring cheer

With their workplaces out of bounds and outside leisure activities curtailed, people supported by Kisharon are kept cheerful by an army of volunteers.

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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.