SUNFIELD HOME WANTS TO CELEBRATE THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRISTMAS

SUNFIELD HOME WANTS TO CELEBRATE THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRISTMAS

During November the South African government will be focusing on creating awareness for the rights of people with disabilities.   On ground level, 2020 has been a challenging year for Sunfield Home Wellington. Covid-19 has curbed all our efforts to raise funds and...
Incorporating people with intellectual disability into society

Incorporating people with intellectual disability into society

Bringing people that are intellectually disabled into society in a way that enables them to function as fully as possible, and contribute to a workday life that makes them feel included and valued, is fundamentally vital to their mental health and happiness. Are there...
Nice to meet you:  Gregory Engledoe

Nice to meet you: Gregory Engledoe

Our interview is conducted telephonically and I experience him as an energetic and cheerful person with a passion for his work at Sunfield Home. Gregory (39) was born in Wellington, matriculated at Bergrivier Highschool and studied catering at Boland College.  He...
Bly te kenne:  Marie Baadjies

Bly te kenne: Marie Baadjies

Vanuit die staanspoort kan jy hoor – Marie Baadjies  is ‘n diep Christen – een wat getuig dat sy alles aanpak met God aan haar kant. Sy is gebore en het groot geword op ‘n plaas in Wellington en ook daar skoolgegaan, maar moes skool vroeg verlaat...
Meet our special residents:  Lindy Nupen

Meet our special residents: Lindy Nupen

Lindy Nupen was born on Christmas Day in 1981 in Johannesburg. She was 5 weeks premature and quite a shock to the system! At the time the Nupens already had two older children. A diagnosis of Down Syndrome was confirmed later that day which was unexpected and such a...
Effects of Covid-19 on the Intellectually Disabled

Effects of Covid-19 on the Intellectually Disabled

Lockdown has caused everyone inconvenience, stress and frustration. Not to mention in some cases, crippling financial loss. However, spare some thought for those people who are intellectually compromised and need assisted living. It has been particularly difficult for...
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