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Eden Alternative - Changing the Culture of Care

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Next Open Eden Associate course – 6/ 7th Jan 2020, Exeter.

2019 has been a record year for the training of new UK Eden Associates. The UK Register of Eden organisations and Homes is set to double in 2020, to continue expanding the global partnership of Homes implementing the philosophy. We continue to learn more and more from each other and share amazing initiatives that ignite…
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How to become an Eden Alternative UK Registered Home

1. The Eden Alternative UK Register of Homes is for progressive homes and services which have adopted the Eden Alternative philosophy of care, developed by Dr Bill Thomas in the U.S. and which is expanding globally. They all have a number of key staff who have completed training in order to support a continuing progression…
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Update on the Eden Alternative UK, December 2019.

The Eden Alternative UK group (Eden UK) provides support to existing and new Eden Alternative registry members through its executive team, Geoffrey Cox, as chair of the UK Board, Trainer and acting CEO, Margot Whittaker as an Executive Director and Trainer, June Burgess, Director, Trainer and Regional Co-ordinator, having been the Regional co-ordinator for some…
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The ‘Eden Alternative’ Care Home Philosophy

The Eden Alternative is a global ‘care philosophy’ developed by Dr Bill Thomas of the US in the 90’s, who, as a consulting New York Geriatrician, became determined to address Care Home Residents’ feelings of loneliness, helplessness and boredom as he saw them. With a team of experts, he developed strategies to innovate the culture…
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Eden Alternative

Find out about the history and core values of the Eden Alternative and how it benefits all.

In the Community

Many people have recognised that the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom ...

Eden Training

Find out about the variety of training courses available to suit your organisation.

The Eden Register

Find out all the details of Registered Homes who are using the Eden Alternative.

Training Opportunities

For enquiries and booking forms please email June or call 07402 505 691. If you'd like to be notified of places in Eden Associate courses please email your details

The Eden Alternative UK is a Recognised Provider with Skills for Care. This is the first level of Skills for Care Endorsement that provides an organisation with an external quality mark. It recognises our commitment to the promotion and development of high quality learning and development in the adult social care sector.

Eden UK Newsletter

The Eden UK Newsletter is published several times each year. Click here for the latest edition and for all back numbers.

Thank you

Eden Alternative UK would like to say 'Thank you' to all who are working in Care Homes in the United kingdom.

Thank you for your courage, grace and kindness in the most difficult of times.

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