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tv   Reporter - Everyones Welcome A Hotel run by the Disabled  Deutsche Welle  December 29, 2018 1:15pm-1:30pm CET

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but. that's ok. it's six forty five in the morning cloudy is on the early shift morning. morning cloudy air it's good that you were had today. today cloudy eye is responsible for getting breakfast ready cloudy is forty seven years old she has her own ritual before she greets the first guests. or oh dear she says dear god i pray for myself in the camera when i hope we have a good day that things go well and that we have good food amen. and praying relaxes me i know that jesus will always help me.
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and here's catherine. this guest didn't turn up ok so he won't be here for breakfast. as a cutter and fisher is the hotel's call manager the managers organize the day's work and provide support and guidance from the staff. so we've got one two three four five six guests good. morning everything ok yes yes thanks. you know how about you find things you know have some coffee tea what sorry mary bush coming right up to manila. it's. the breakfast chest is claudia's favorite. movie a beautiful flower the fragrance. yeah great what
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sort of flour is it a tool of lovely. sometimes i give my wife to look. great my husband always gave me red roses wouldn't because you. haven't done that for a while and. you know that i was married a long time but my husband passed away. claudius husband died six years ago but she's never forgotten him they met paul they were working at this hotel. she still carries their wedding picture whether. it was good of you have to value my money he ran the laundry here. it's a good feeling to have had a husband to work here to. listen to me thinking you have some wonderful years here together. when he was involved. in value by
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me i know that he's still with me but i can't see him but i feel like he's here absolutely. we were one heart and soul we loved each other so much with him with always given the. many of claudia's colleagues live here right next to the laundry some of them live with their caregivers claudia has her own apartment but she likes to stop by for a visit. where he'll be good i heard you're injured yourself or show me where you are you know that looks bad. for you this is where our colleagues have breakfast. half an hour later the workers on the day shift arrives and he. culturing fisher reviews today's schedule. except for the two managers all thirteen staff members have some kind of disability. they are paid according to their skills
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and receive support and guidance throughout the day while. noticeable and also tired was even by then of us that sometimes we have to help them with various procedures. even though those jobs don't change all of them that are by the changes . if you don't like that all of us can begin to. mufon so we always keep an eye on the situation and we offer help when it's needed by dint of us upload them to some of the. this system fisher explains that clemens will be working with the first time today. working in the old buildings here my. payments passions parents for the co-founders of this hotel they believed that their son should have access to a normal paid job despite his mental disability. that was twenty five years ago
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freeman says been working here ever since the day he's taking care of the lavatory . ok that's done. what's that list for to do to so i don't forget anything ryssdal for i always take off each task to make sure everything gets done flow was his own terms. i'll just take one last look here. this routine helps claimants to keep an overview and do his work well he enjoys the recognition. yes margaret is right we still want that's awkward for me to listen and gives me a sense of accomplishment it was just enough to soften. and when someone tells me i've done a good job it gives me a real boost because of this very strong talked truth of it all what does this
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adults who are double speak. i'm glad when people their knowledge my work over it and offer me some help really motivates me on this from. their duty for the right call. claudia's putting away the breakfast for. mother that's a cloud. party it doesn't like to throw away food like that. who love you look at all the poor people you see on the streets they've got nothing i'll be honest i feel sorry for them. and you know your life. or what.
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he might help that's really important i want to stay in good shape so i don't get sick of it most of them you go to yoga mats at home right sort of. you know when i sit down i do this most who. you know that's why you're so flexible exactly you know i do sit ups for my back so my back is more flexible and i can move around better. birth first is supposed to be over but i guess to rise a bit late. do you like some breakfast just coffee thanks. i have to start my day with breakfast you should have at least something to. do about the flu no thanks but some fruit or nothing so maybe later you can work on an empty stomach but i've been doing it for years. yet that's not good for your health i do
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feel. most of the guests here like this personal touch. the hotel is booked at least eighty percent of the time and many of the guests come back again and again. this time solicitation it's a special hotel i've been to lots of hotels but none is as personal inst this one. the staff members eat at half past ten. they bring their own food. it's. a must. and they usually talk about work claudia wants her colleagues to explain why they call her the breakfast queen. what do you know why do you call me that.
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come on be honest. she comes up with the answer herself. thank you because i love people so much. don't be shy like my husband was be open and relaxed like me oh we love you the week. after lunch there's more work to be done. we say and t.-mo have to do the laundry. luisa schulte has impaired vision she hasn't been working here very long she's only here four hours a day. luisa could not find a full time job elsewhere she says that most employers don't give people who have disabilities a chance. the first time i've offered the picnic you must remember my wish that they would trust a smile and give us an opportunity. we could do
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a probationary period and manages wouldn't be obliged to keep people off to its place to do you mentioned and i just want to have a chance to hear from a functional. claudia intends to work at a hotel until she retires she loves her colleagues moment claimants to the bathroom please. claudia experienced a lot of discrimination when she was younger. one of her fellow students at the vocational school even threatened her with a knife. she said that disabled people didn't belong there and told me to get out. we were in the recreation room or and. my friend and i wanted to leave but i said the disabled people have equal rights and can sit wherever they want.
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