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Eden Stories

Care partners share their Eden experience

The Eden Alternative philosophy advocates for autonomy and dignity for Elders, but in the same breath also for those working in the Elder's home. Hands-on care partners, previously called carers, spend many hours in very close contact with Elders. They, together with the cleaning staff,…

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Care partners share their Eden experience
Growth Journey – Rand Aid Association

Growth Journey – Rand Aid Association

Rand Aid team embarks on journey of growth - From the Ron Smith Care Centre newsletter July 2019. Rand Aid staff embarked on a two-day journey of growth in June when they par¬≠ticipated in a training workshop on how to implement and manage change in…

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Stories of Change – Words do make a difference

The group of Rand Aid employees who attended the Eden Associate Training in March this year committed themselves to be aware of the words they use as to ensure their words do not unintentionally  hurt residents or strengthen the institutional model that prevents the human…

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Stories of Change – Words do make a difference
Learning from … Lara

Learning from … Lara

After 5 years Lara Hurwitz, a social worker and care partner at Thembalami Care Centre repeated the 3 day Eden Associate training, in March 2019. We learn a lot from other people's journeys along the path of culture change. Thank you Lara for sharing your wisdom…

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First Certified Eden Educators in South Africa – Introducing Yolande

Yolande Brand and Magda Pienaar are now officially Certified Eden Educators. The first 2 for South Africa. We would like to introduce Yolande here. "I first learned about The Eden Alternative in 2011 when I was applying for a position as a manager of a…

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First Certified Eden Educators in South Africa – Introducing Yolande