Kisharon, Adult Day Centre

Centre Address

54 Parson Street, London, NW4 1TP

Karten Centre Manager

Ravit Gazit

Contact Details

Phone:

020 8203 2233


E-mail:

rob.taub@kisharon.org.uk

Host Organisation

Kisharon

Host Organisation Address

54 Parson Street, London, NW4 1TP

Karten Centre Website

http://www.kisharon.org.uk

Centre Established

June 2011

Services/focus of the Karten Centre

Various groups of adults supported by Kisharon use the centre on a regular basis. This includes those who are at the Hendon site on a daily basis and also those supported at other sites who have a weekly computer class at the centre. It is used by men and women alike, and the classes vary from basic computer skills such as internet navigation and Office packages to research complementing other courses and lessons such as gardening and Religious Studies.

Clients

Kisharon currently supports 47 adults, whose ages range from 19 to 63.
The adults use the centre on a weekly or twice weekly basis for hourly sessions.

Disabilities

The clients suffer from a variety of disabilities including Down’s syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism and Fragile X. Symptomatic of these conditions are profound learning difficulties, often accompanied by motor and other physical problems.

Technology used in the Karten Centre

Computers
Monitors
A server
A wireless system
A data cabinet
iPads
Headphones
Wireless keyboards and mice
Webcams

Assistive Technology

Desks that move up and down.
Touch screen monitors.

Karten Centre Staff

6/7

Karten Centre Hours

The Centre is used daily 9-5 and has become a central part of the Hendon site.