What is a Home?
Soundtrack of a film of Leonard Cheshire talking about the philosophy behind a ‘Cheshire Home’ most likely for a staff training video. Recorded circa 1970. He talks about Norman Whiteley MBE, a resident who started the Leonard Cheshire Foundation International Wheelchair Fund (Overseas) from one of the London Cheshire Homes and other types of achievements made by residents of Cheshire Homes. He gives an average daily routine of a disabled person getting ready for their day, and talks about a Cheshire Home in Timsbury, where they have set up their own Chess Club and Women’s Institute. Subtitles are available.
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