Top three factors for good homecare in UK

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Top three factors for good homecare in UK

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

A survey of care workers, homecare providers, council workers, service users and their families carried out jointly by The Guardian newspaper and the UK Department of Health identified the top three factors for providing good homecare. These were ìsufficient time for care, friendly, respectful, capable care workers and choice about services.î

The survey also threw up some ideas for making homecare even better and were discussed in a recent on-line web chat involving Norman Lamb, UK Government Minister for Care and Support along with representatives from the Third Sector, local authorities and homecare providers. A full report can be found here

‘Dementia and Bangladesh’ Conference, Dhaka, 2014

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Beveridge Foundation is organising and will be hosting a special dinner and one-day conference called ‘Dementia and Bangladesh: The challenges of an ageing population for a developing country’ in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014.

The conference will include international speakers as well as workshops and opportunities for networking. Health and social care professionals working in Bangladesh are being invited to attend along with decision-makers at local and national levels. More information about the conference can be found here.

An Australian experience – dementia training

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Dementia training in Australia. From left: Fatama Aktar, Beveridge Foundation; Frank Schaper, Alzheimer's Australia (WA) Ltd; Rashed Suhrawardy,Beveridge Foundation; Maj Gen (retd) J K Das, Beveridge Foundation; Dennis Lim, Alzheimer's Australia (WA) Ltd
Learning more about dementia and working through a specially designed ‘training for trainers’ programme was the purpose behind a trip to Perth, Australia  made by three staff members from the Beveridge Foundation office in Bangladesh.

The visit and training was hosted by the Foundation’s new partner, Alzheimer’s Australia (WA) Ltd that has its head office in Perth. Those making the trip included Maj Gen Jiban JK Das, Head of Operations for the Foundation in Bangladesh plus staff members, Rashed Suhrawardy and Fatima Aktar.

 

The ‘Changing Face of Dementia’ International Conference 2011

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) holds an international conference each year, working with different member Alzheimer associations around the world. The conference is an opportunity to bring together everyone with an interest in dementia – staff and volunteers of Alzheimer associations, families, people with dementia, clinicians, interested professionals and scientists – to share and learn from one another.

The 26th International Conference called ‘The Changing Face of Dementia’ is to be held in Toronto, Canada from 26-29 March 2011.

The Beveridge Foundation is actively seeking to introduce good dementia care as an integral part of its homecare project in Bangladesh that is providing personal care for vulnerable, destitute elderly people in that country. Read more about its dementia plans.

 

 

Your Donations to the Foundation

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

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If you would like to make a contribution to the work of the Sir William Beveridge Foundation you can do so in a variety of ways.

The BIG GIVE provides an overview of the Foundation’s projects in Bangladesh and allows you to make a donation through their website. PayPal (see below) will allow choose which project to support. You can also help the Foundation’s education programme in Bangladesh through sponsor a child and you can donate directly to the Foundation

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The Beveridge Foundation would like to thank you for any support that you can give. All donations will be used for expanding and improving practical work to help alleviate the suffering of people living in poverty and help them towards a better life.


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