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Sinethemba returns to normal times!
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After a long period of having to adhere to Covid protocols, including having a staggered approach with our children’s attendance due to the high risks and vulnerability of children with disabilities, we are excited to announce that as of the 19th July 2022, Sinethemba will return to normal attendance with all our children returning on
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Cerebral Palsy and other similar neurological conditions workshop.
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A caregiver workshop was held on Saturday the 11th of June 2022 at Sinethemba Special Care Centre. This workshop covered the topic of Cerebral Palsy (CP) and other similar neurological conditions with a focus on positioning, equipment and management of common problems that these children have, such as respiratory infections.  The course was presented by
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Red Cross Outreach
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On the 19th May 2022, we were able to take some of our Cerebral Palsy children through to Red Cross Children’s hospital for their biannual Doctor’s check-up and seating clinic.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the parents, our therapists and the doctors  who oversee our children to make sure that the child is on
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Sinethemba supported by the Clothing Guild
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On the 11th May 2022, the children and adult group members of Sinethemba Special Care Centre where once again supported by the Clothing Guild.  Each child and member received a bag of warm clothes and a blanket to help with the icy cold of our Cape Town winters.  We are truly grateful to the Clothing
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Easter at Sinethemba Special Care Centre
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Once again, the children of Sinethemba Special Care Centre, were generously supported by the children of the Rock Academy and the Fish Hoek Lions club with an abundance of Easter eggs.  Our Physio/ Programme Implementer, Micaela, set up an Easter Egg hunt for the children and they thoroughly enjoyed searching for their surprises.  Each child
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Christmas at Sinethemba!
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On the 10th December 2021, we celebrated Christmas at Sinethemba. It was the last day of the year for the children and we ended it on a very festive note. The Fish Hoek Lion’s club arrived with presents for each child at Sinethemba. We sang some beautiful Christmas carols which the children had been practicing
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Sinethemba’s over 12 year’s get the Covid-19 vaccine
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On the 9th December 2021, 8 of the children at Sinethemba Special Care Centre were able to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. With the help of the Department of Health and Living Hope, the parents of our over 12 year old’s were given the option to allow Living Hope to come to Sinethemba and administer the
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SINETHEMBA – We have hope!
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WOW! What a rollercoaster year 2021 has been so far.  COVID -19 has definitely thrown some challenges our way, but it is clear that our staff and children have a positive mindset and that we are continuing to strive through it. We had to make some changes to how we run Sinethemba to ensure that
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Central Mica / CMR Schools Programme
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We are delighted to announce that Sinethemba Special Care Centre will once again be covered for any emergency medical treatment at no cost by the Central Mica Hardware and CMR schools programme. We’re living in very tough times, and the news that Central Mica Hardware will continue to sponsor the Central Mica / CMR Schools
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Covid-19 – The effect on Sinethemba
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COVID-19 2020 The Corona Virus, which caused South Africa to go into National Lockdown, along with the rest of the world – has had an even bigger impact within the disability sector than other sectors.  Sinethemba closed its doors on the 18th March 2020 along with other schools on the instruction of President Cyril Ramaphosa. 
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