MATACHANA, COOPERATES WITH THE NEW FACILITIES OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL "HOSPITAL SAN RAFAEL" IN MADRID
On November 23, the General Director of “Innovación, Becas y Ayudas” (Innovation, Scholarships and Grants) from the Department of Education of the Community of Madrid, Mr. Ismael Sanz Labrador, inaugurated the new facilities of the “Colegio de Educación Especial Hospital San Rafael” (Special Education School), belonging to the Order of San Juan de Dios, in Madrid. In that same act, the following persons intervened: Hno. Amador Fernández, Provincial Superior of Castilla de la Orden Hospitalaria, D. Jesús Morillo-Velarde, Managing Director of the Hospital San Rafael, Dª. Pilar España Ramos, school psychologist and D. Jesús Gisbert Rodríguez, volunteer of the Centre.
Mr. Sanz Labrador, thanked "the vocational and educational work" of the teachers and highlighted especially "the interest of the Orden Hospitalaria de San Juan de Dios and the management and teaching team of this Center, for being at the forefront which has allowed to incorporate the best elements for their students, who really deserve it".
The visit included a tour of the school's new facilities and many acknowledgements to the great team of professionals who work in the center and whose goal is "the improvement of the quality of life, development and welfare of all the people who make up this educational community".
MATACHANA, together with other companies, has participated with monetary contributions in the improvement of some of the school facilities: multisensorial stimulation room, children's playground with adapted swings, standing plans, adapted toys, electric wheelchairs, school routes, etc., all of them of high therapeutic value and that complete this great project of integral and integrating attention for children with special needs.