|The users and the staff join the exchange program using sign language at the new facility in Fukuyama-shi. |
November 13, 2013
A Non-Profit Organization, the Bingo Welfare Association of the Deaf based in Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture opened the exchange base for the elderly people called "Smile-Bingo" in the city early November.
The opening ceremony was attended by a total of 13 persons with disability and 21 staff members.
Two full-time residence personnel and volunteers have planned recreation activities, such as handicraft and physical exercise.
A fee is 800 yen per day. A meal will be served for 500 yen. Bathing will be available with a helper's care for 200 yen.
Open hours: 10:00 a.m. - 15:30 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays, 2nd and 4 Sundays.
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