The Aliza Begin Therapeutic Nursing Day Care Center
Manager: Shimoni Peretz
The Aliza Begin Therapeutic Nursing Day Care Center was established in the 1980s by Mrs. Aliza Begin and the women of “Herut”. The Center has been operated by Chimes Israel since 1992 upon request of the Tel Aviv municipality and the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services.
The Center sees itself as responsible for the care, supervision and advancement of its clients – to help them reach their personal potential, gain independence and integrate into society.
Today, the Center serves about 50 clients; most are residents of Tel Aviv and the surrounding region, whose levels of intellectual and developmental disabilities range from moderate to severe, some requiring nursing care. Some of the clients have various genetic syndromes, such as Rhett Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome and Angelman Syndrome. Some of them have communication difficulties, on the autism spectrum. Others suffer from Cerebral Palsy and challenging behavior.
The Center’s staff includes therapists, nurses, para-medical professionals and enrichment class operators.
The Center provides para-medical and medical services, including gardening therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, movement therapy, art therapy and sports therapy. Concurrently, enrichment and social programs are also offered as well as programs for the personal advancement of each and every client according to his needs, aimed at instilling independence in them for their everyday lives, for example, improving and practicing walking skills, independence in eating, learning retention, personal hygiene and more.
Emphasis is also placed on integrating the clients in activities with the community inside and outside the Center, including joint activities with volunteers.
Sundays through Thursdays, from 07:15 to 17:00
Fridays from 07:30 to 11:30.