Yad Sarah for Tourists with Special Needs
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Yad Sarah now provides new, personalized services for tourists with special needs.
Yad Sarah is a volunteer organization with more than 6,000 volunteers and 107 branches, around the clock services and more than 40 years of caring and giving to the Israeli society.
One call or mail to our tourism department and you can receive the following:
· Medical or rehabilitative equipment on loan from our
branches all over Israel.
Equipment You May Require
Wheelchair, Hospital Bed, Bedraiser/Railing, Lifter/Hoist, Bath Chair/Equipment, Shower Chair/commode, Oxygen Cylinder
Available in: Yad Sarah branches nationwide.
Terms: deposit varies according to item and will be remunerated after returning the equipment.
Comments: for the loan of oxygen cylinders/concentrators, personal tubing& masks will need to be purchased at Yad Sarah.
· Delivery of equipment to your hotel or apartment
Available in: most cities in Israel
Terms: deposit for equipment+ transport costs
· Transportation to and from Ben Gurion Airport and to destinations in Israel
Our wheelchair-locking vans will take you anywhere – to and from the airport and to destinations in Israel during your stay.
Terms: fees subject to destination
Comments: subject to availability of vehicle. No service on Shabbath and on Jewish holidays.
· Recommendation of independent tour guides who specialize in guiding tourists with limited mobility and special needs.
Yad Sarah can recommend tour guides who specialize in guiding tourists with limited mobility and special needs. The guides are experts in accessibility to sites and hotels, and can prepare a personalized tour in Israel for you and your family.
Terms: fees will be settled with the tourist guide
Comments: plan of the tour and all other arrangements should be agreed upon with the tour guide.
· Advice and assistance throughout your stay.
A "personal anchor" will coordinate your arrangements and remain in touch with you to deal with every eventuality and provide solutions for problems or changes that may occur during your stay.
Advance notice is needed for these services
For all the above services please contact:
website: www.yadsarah.org ;
Phone: 972-2-644-4618; Fax: 972-2-644-4423
`Please fill out this form and send it by e-mail or fax as above.
The service is provided by specially trained volunteer professionals