Accommodation

Accommodation

Ebenhaezer Home provides specialised frail care, training and accommodation for multi-disabled visually impaired adults. We attempt to handle each person as an individual and to help them function as independently as possible.

The purpose is to foster an environment where visually impaired multi-disabled adults have an optimal opportunity for productive work and personal development. The 3 different homes consist each of its own house committee; representative by the residents.

We offer the following services:

  • Accommodation.
  • Providing three balanced meals per day.
  • Assessment of individual needs and identifying of skills, to increase self-worth, independence and strengthened self-respect
  • Providing personal care:
    • assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding.
    • chaperoning to community sources.
    • correspondence.
    • looking for misplaced items.
    • sorting of washing.
  • Providing basic health services; a nursing staff of five is on call 24 hours a day, every day to:
    • handle medication.
    • make appointments with doctors and dentists.
    • execution of prescriptions.
    • provision of other basic medical services.
    • further support by a medical docter weekly and a therapist, ensures that the physical needs of the residents receive regular attention.
  • Providing a safe and hygienic environment:
    • Occupational Health and Security Officer controls safety procedures.
    • Safety Committee and Emergency team and First Aid training to employees.
    • Daily cleaning programme.
  • Stimulation.
    • Prayer sessions.
  • Counselling by the Social Worker, Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist.
    • Residents mobility problems are addressed.
    • Motivation and advice.
    • Therapy to residents.
    • Consultation with families about behavioural problems and deviations.
  • Transport / Stay in touch with family.
    • Holiday arrangements/ reservations for disabled persons during the holidays.
    • Chaperones assist disabled in unknown environment: air and bus services do not accommodate disabled persons alone and need to be accompanied.
    • Severely disabled persons are transported to their destinations.
    • Liaise continuously with family and friends to prevent isolation.