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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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Childs Hill Library triumph

Kisharon Vocational College students can take a bow for keeping Childs Hill Library open for local residents.

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Kisharon salutes its heros

Kisharon’s support workers put the people they cared for above the needs of their own families during the first lockdown.

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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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Preparing for winter

For most of us, turning up the thermostat a few degrees is our only preparation for winter, but at Kisharon, getting ready for a colder spell isn’t so straightforward, especially with Covid on the rise.

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Gloomy news on the jobs front

Kisharon’s employment programme has been devastated by Covid, leaving jobless learning disabled employees despondent.

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Tier 2 – how we’re keeping people safe

Kisharon has stopped family visits indoors for those it supports following London’s new Tier 2 Covid status, which took effect from Saturday.

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Child trust funds – an early bounty?

An 18th birthday present now awaits young adults…their child trust fund. But if your child has a disability and you know the extra cash will make life easier, can you access it early?

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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.