Author Archive | Nicholas Steer
The Global Ageing Network/CURAVIVA conference takes place in Montreux 18-21 September www.globalageing.org, CommonAge www.commage.org, sent out a call for applications for scholarships for people from Commonwealth countries to attend this conference, and 6 scholarships have been awarded. Four of these are from Africa! Congratulations! Recipients this year are from Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Zambia and […]
Because you can help make a change. Change starts with one person, and that person does not have to be someone else. You don’t have to wait; change can happen now starting with you whatever your role is in health care and community. Change can start small and together those changes made by people like […]
Please send in your profiles of Care Partners you wish to acknowledge publically, and if you know of any leader who is making a mark in the care sector please let us know so their profile can also be shared. We have amazing people doing amazing work – let’s celebrate their contributions to making the […]
Make your plans to invite the community into your care home – it’s time to showcase your home. Get your staff, residents and families involved! Share your plans with the SACF and post your pictures on our facebook page or send to us – we will post them on our website.
Change Day is about you pledging to help improve the care experience for every South African. It’s about individuals like you taking action albeit small steps that can collectively bring about big changes. Make a difference now. Pledge to make a change. Post your pledge on the SACF website.
A Randomised Coffee Trial (RCT) is a simple but powerful idea that was invented by Nesta, an innovation charity. You pair people up at random across your organisation and give them the opportunity to have a cup of coffee and a chat together. RCTs break down silos and get people connecting and learning from each […]
Because front line staff keep telling us they are experiencing less and less real-life, meaningful face-to-face interactions with other staff. In an era of complex workloads and electronic systems, we have lost the art of conversation and the many benefits it brings. We want to get the care sector talking again. Conversation is a seriously […]