Jewish Care

So what’s cooking? 48,000 Pesach meals

By Rosa Doherty, April 10, 2014

Richard Munns is the man behind 48,000 meals this Pesach and he isn’t even Jewish. But as Jewish Care’s deputy director of operations, Mr Munns has the overall responsibility of providing clients with traditional Passover cooking.

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A lot of love for Pixie - but survivor steals show

By Sandy Rashty, March 31, 2014

Pixie Lott was the star attraction but the ovation of the night at the Jewish Care young patrons dinner went to Holocaust survivor Renee Salt.

The 350 diners at the Marriott Grosvenor Square fell silent as an emotional Mrs Salt recalled harrowing encounters with Nazi officers.

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A lot of love for Pixie — but survivor steals show

By Sandy Rashty, March 27, 2014

Pixie Lott was the star attraction but the ovation of the night at the Jewish Care young patrons dinner went to Holocaust survivor Renee Salt.

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Katherine Jenkins sings for Shoah survivors

By Sandy Rashty, March 24, 2014

Katherine Jenkins was overcome with emotion as she embraced a Shoah survivor at a record-breaking fundraising dinner on Monday.

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A day in the life of the Wohl Campus

By Charlotte Oliver, February 6, 2014

It is a quiet morning in Golders Green. But things are bustling at Jewish Care’s Michael Sobell community centre, part of the £44 million Maurice and Vivienne Wohl campus which has become an indispensable hub for both the charity’s clients and the wider
community.

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Dealing well with life's only certainty

By Gaby Wills, January 17, 2014

Life is full of uncertainties: the only certainty we all face is death. While we may not like to talk about it, most of us, when probed, will admit to having thoughts about our own death. Some of us have strong ideas about how we would like to spend our last years, months, weeks or even minutes, but for many of us, discussing these ideas with family and friends is a step too far.

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Burnham hails care provision

By Sandy Rashty, December 2, 2013

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham praised Jewish Care as a “beacon of good practice” during a tour of its Golders Green campus last Thursday.

The MP — who is proposing a model for “integrated” health care — said the charity’s inclusive social, medical and religious concept was “an aspiration for the future of health and social care across the country.

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Joyce, 90, is honoured for life of volunteering

By Charlotte Oliver, November 11, 2013

A 90-year-old Londoner who has devoted her life to volunteering was “surprised” but delighted to be honoured as an unsung hero of Jewish Care at a business lunch in Mayfair on Wednesday.

Joyce Saffron was presented with the Topland Award, recognising a person who has made a significant difference to the charity’s work — in her case, for 50 years.

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Activists' care charter wins backing

By Simon Rocker, November 11, 2013

Jewish Care is backing a campaign by activist group Citizens UK to improve social care in the country.

Citizens UK has drawn up a charter setting out ways to secure “a better deal” both for those needing care and the care providers.

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Hendon home to close in welfare shake-up

November 4, 2013

Two Jewish Care facilities in Hendon are to close with users relocating to the charity’s Asher Loftus Way development in Friern Barnet.

News of the anticipated 2015 transfer was this week relayed to residents and staff of Ella and Ridley Jacobs House and those involved in the adjacent Sam Beckman day care dementia facility.

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