JBD

JBD's new £10m home from home

By Barry Toberman, December 9, 2013

As Jewish Blind and Disabled chief executive Hazel Kaye stands in the entrance of the charity’s nearly completed £10.6 million development in Bushey, she is passed by a relative of a soon-to-be tenant.

Clearly impressed by what he sees, the relative remarks: “This is more like a hotel than a home.” It is the sort of compliment Ms Kaye is getting used to.

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Jewish Blind and Disabled's £10m development

By Barry Toberman, May 31, 2012

To a casual observer, Jewish Blind and Disabled’s £10 million housing development in Bushey appears very much a building site.

But on one of her regular visits to monitor progress, JBD chief executive Hazel Kaye says the end is definitely in prospect.

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Council approve £10m JBD development

By Robyn Rosen, August 5, 2010

A £10.6million Jewish Blind and Disabled development of mobility apartments has been given the green light by Hertsmere Council. The Bushey project will incorporate 39 one-bedroom apartments for physically disabled or vision impaired people of all ages and two apartments for full-time on-site house managers.

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£100k for Jewish Blind and Disabled

July 1, 2010

A moving talk from the mother of a Jewish Blind and Disabled tenant encouraged JBD supporters to donate £100,000 at a central London reception hosted by Susan and Stephen James.

Lorraine Duskwick told more than 150 guests how JBD had transformed the life of her 26-year-old son Joel, who has cerebral palsy that affects movement in his right hand and leg and impairs his speech.

The charity's six purpose-built blocks of modern apartments help 320 physically disabled or vision-impaired people to lead independent lives.

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