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Eden Stories

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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Learning from … Lara
First Certified Eden Educators in South Africa – Introducing Yolande

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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Compassion

It is not just empathy but ‘an authentic desire to help’ and ‘taking action’.  A Tedtalk - ‘How 40 Seconds of Compassion Could Save a Life | Stephen Trzeciak’ - gave words to my understanding of compassion.  Taking action starts with being real and authentic…

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Compassion
Culture change in action

Culture change in action

Acknowledgement - one of the strongest aspects that contribute to motivation and satisfaction for employees. Add the action of senior leadership passing along the 'thank you' received to those who actually made the difference in an individual's life, we have wise leadership and culture change…

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Stories of Change – Connection

A resident living in her bed hadn't seen her son for almost 10 years. He is a special needs psychiatric patient living in an institution in another town. The resident suffered a stroke a few years ago and was left paralysed and blind. A Care…

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Stories of Change – Connection