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Kaunas Vanda Tumeniene Rehabilitation Centre School


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Kaunas Vanda Tumeniene Rehabilitation Centre School

  2. 2. <ul><li>The sanatorium for children and teenagers with the bone tuberculosis disease was founded in 1933 by medical professor Vanda Tumėnienė on her own expense </li></ul><ul><li>Name of sanatorium has been changed many times during the years, but in 1994 it was named for Vanda Tumėnienė </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vanda Mingailaitė Tumėnienė ( 1880 – 1976 ), After occupation of Lithuania in 1945, emigrated to US, never came back, died in Chicago.
  4. 4. This is the sanatorium in 1950
  5. 5. All year round the patients stayed outdoors
  6. 6. The history of our school began in 1946. The teachers worked in follwing way.
  7. 7. Primary school students
  8. 8. T oday <ul><li>Sanatorium and our school ha ve developed and changed throughout the year s. </li></ul><ul><li>Children and teenagers with different bone and spine, musculoskeletal diseases, injuries after accidents can get suitable treatment in rehabilitation centre. </li></ul><ul><li>They ha ve wonderful professional teachers, great traditions, a safe environment and expansive plans for the future in our school . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thanks to EU support – sanatorium buildings changed their faces
  10. 11. Rehabilitation Centre today <ul><li>Methods of treatment ha ve changed significantly </li></ul>
  11. 12. Various massages
  12. 13. Magnet t herapy
  13. 14. Ligth therapy
  14. 15. W ater treatment
  15. 16. Special t herapeutic exercise s
  16. 17. E xercise s for babies
  17. 18. About our school <ul><li>T oday our school offers five education programs : </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-school </li></ul><ul><li>Primary (1- 4 classes) </li></ul><ul><li>Basic (5-10 classes) </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary (11-12 classes) </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring the continuity of student ’ s further education. </li></ul>
  18. 19. About the children: <ul><li>there can be about 40-60 students at the same time in our school </li></ul><ul><li>we have about 500 – 600 students from all parts of Lithuania during the year </li></ul><ul><li>Students stay for total time of treatment - 20-120 days in our school </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons take 4-5 hours every afternoon. One lesson duration – 40-45 min. </li></ul><ul><li>In their free time students have many different activities </li></ul>
  19. 20. About our teachers : <ul><li>Today we have 22 teachers and educators working at the school. </li></ul><ul><li>All of them have relevant education and qualification </li></ul><ul><li>T he youngest - 28 years old , the oldest – 64 . </li></ul>
  20. 21. About lessons and activities
  21. 22. Usually l essons take place in sickrooms (wards)
  22. 23. Chemistry lesson about healthy and safe food
  23. 24. About lessons and activities <ul><li>We use and like different outdoor lessons and activities </li></ul>
  24. 25. In the library
  25. 26. In Zoological Museum
  26. 27. In Pharmacy Museum
  27. 28. In oak wood
  28. 29. In our Panemune’s pinewood – at any time of year – in summer, autumn, spring or winter
  29. 30. In A piary
  30. 31. Fun activities
  31. 34. “ ...we are the world, we are the children...”
  32. 35. We are happy to be together...