Category Archive for "Australia"

Giving and Receiving in Aged Care

I first met Grace earlier this year, February actually, when we were reviewing an “Edenising” home for the Eden Alternative Registry. I had the great fortune to have a learning circle with a group of volunteers (age range 15 – 70+) which included Grace.

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The Eden Alternative is “down under” in Australia and New Zealand too

Thanks to Sally Hopkins, Eden Regional Co-ordinator, Australia and New Zealand Just over 12 years ago, six enthusiastic and farseeing individuals from Australia heard Dr Bill Thomas speak about an alternative model of care for people living in residential environments – The

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The Eden Alternative Reaches China and Colombia

As of this month, our global reach at The Eden Alternative has officially extended to 6 out of 7 continents!  On September 4th, Dr. Bill Thomas added South America to the list when he landed in Bogotá, Colombia as keynote

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Intergenerational Activities Down Under

For 20 years The Eden Alternative has shown that quality of life for elders and children can be significantly enhanced through intergenerational activities. This is part of creating a “Human Habitat,” which is key to the Eden Alternative philosophy. Nursing homes

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Eden in Oz Growing Strong

The Eden Alternative philosophy is strong and growing Down Under where Australia’s second Eden-in-Oz-registered home has just achieved recognition for all 10 Eden Alternative principles.

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