l Th e L e o n a r d C h e s h i r e

Beechwood home in Huddersfield

is part of an international

organisation founded by the

l a t e G r o u p C a p t a i n L o r d

Cheshire of Woodhall, a famous

war hero in 1948.

l After caring for injured servicemen

and women at the end

of the Second World War,

Leonard Cheshire discovered

that those who were terminally

ill had nowhere to go.

.l He ended up caring for them

in his own house which became

the first disability home.

.l Today the organisation runs

150 services for disabled

people in the UK and another

100 in 55 countries worldwide