The Sabah Cheshire Home is a registered, private, non-profit and charitable organisation, which provides care and shelter for disabled persons irrespective of race, religion and culture working with them to help them to live independently.
The Sabah Cheshire Home in Malaysia as a Charitable Society was officially registered on 16th July 1974. The first Home in Kota Kinabalu was built and officially opened on 29th January 1983 and the second Home in Sandakan on the 08th April 2000. An Early Intervention Centre in Sandakan was established in 2006 for children with behavior problem (Autism).
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
To provide every resident with a home environment and an opportunity for a full and productive life.
2. To provide vocational training opportunities for the physically disabled.
3. To provides facilities to enable the residents to engage in constructive activities
Cheshire Home is a place …
Of shelter physically and encouragement spiritually
In which the residents can acquire a sense of belonging and of ownership by contributing in any way within their capabilities.
To share with others and help the less fortunate
To gain confidence and develop independence and interest
Of hopeful endeavour and not passive disinterest
To create an enabling environment for disabled people to exercise their rights to lead a life as normal as possible within their capacity in the Home and within the society
We believe that each person is uniquely valuable individual and that disabled
persons should have the personal freedom to pursue their aspirations and take
their rightful place in the world, in an institution or within a community.
To be able to participate in the Home’s activities, residents are encourage to be involved in the occupational activities such washing and folding clothes, assisting in the kitchen, sweeping, mopping, sewing, drawing, handcrafts, painting and so on.
They are also taught bed making, shopping and are also involved in sports.