Charities by Category: Respite Care
Nightingale Hammerson is a leading specialist in residential care. Nightingale Hammerson consists of two residential care homes for older members of the Jewish Community: Nightingale House in South London and Hammerson House in North London (currently closed for redevelopment).
Nightingale Hammerson is one of the oldest established Jewish caring charities in the UK and is renowned for offering special places to live. Nightingale Hammerson specialises in person-centred care, within a stimulating and dignified environment where every person is treated as an individual.
The aim is to create a home for life, based on best practice, innovative care, for older Jewish people from across the community. As such, Nightingale Hammerson has been the provider of first-class residential care for generations of Jewish families.
97 Stamford Hill
Step by Step supports children and young people with moderate/severe disabilities by providing fun, sport/recreational activities whilst offering respite for their families almost every day of the year. Our mission is to grant every disabled child with a happy, healthy productive childhood.
We are there for them every day after school and whenever school is closed. Our services include after school sports: swimming, horse-riding, ice-skating, music, cycling and creative arts, three full-day Sunday Clubs for children and adolescents, holiday play schemes, half-term trips, residential shabbatonim and a week-long winter camp.
We aim to improve children’s physical skills, social skills, emotional health and future independence through our projects. The essential respite provided for parents and siblings ensures happier home environments.