Presentation on theme: "Age Well Foundation Bangladesh"— Presentation transcript:
1 Age Well Foundation Bangladesh Live well, feel well, age well.
2 What is Age Well? need help looking after themselves; A service provider and manager for people who need care. Age Well would like to reach individuals whoneed help looking after themselves;are alone, do not have family or reliable persons to depend onhave family living abroad who wish to support them through service providers (like Age Well)are frail and elderly, have a physical and/or mental disability andavail of its affordable range of care and services, supporting family and community in helping the frail, chronically and terminally ill.
3 Come togetherPool resourcesBe cared ForStay activeKeep well
4 BackgroundAge Well originated with the Elder Support Group in September 2009.Age Well Foundation Bangladesh (Age Well or AW for short) was registered under the Societies Act with the Joint Stock Office of Ministry of Commerce in 2011.As a member of the National Committee on Ageing and Forum for the Rights of the Elderly, AW is involved in policy implementation.
5 Board Age Well is managed by Kaniz Fatema Aziz Naeema Chaudhury Quayes Joint SecretaryCaregiver, Social WorkerNaeema Chaudhury QuayesPresident, FounderCaregiver, HomemakerDevelopment & Social WorkerBadrul MannanTreasurerCaregiver, Biman EngineerActivist for mental health careZarina KhatunVice PresidentSocial WorkerShama ShamsherMemberCaregiver, TeacherASM Atiqur RahmanGeneral SecretaryCaregiver,Professor Social Welfare, DUAnarkali Yusuf
6 Objectives The objectives of Age Well are to create and manage finance and resources for ageing peopleensure that they live with dignity and in safety and comfort;improve the quality of personal, family and professional care;promote elder rights, the foremost being their freedom of choice; andsupport the care-giving community working with ageing citizens
7 Services Care Centre Current/Short term (Rental) Future/Long term Guest HouseTraining VenueMeeting PlaceCurrent/Short term(Rental)Future/Long term(Investment)Occupational Therapy for the Mentally IllProfessional Training of Case Workers and Care Workers, SupervisorsNeed Assessment Study, Customized Care, ProductsAwareness, Policy Implementation
8 Care CentreParties interested to rent (adjacent, below and above) 3-4 bedroom flats or ground floor space may get in touch with AW.6-12 or 8-16 tenants are required for every care centre, depending on the rooms available and the nature, level and frequency of therapeutic and nursing care needed.Refer persons who need AW care now.Age Well seeksFor Short Term/Care Centres(3-5 year occupancy)Just like good quality, standard guest houses, hotels or inns, AW seeks to arrange supervised care centres for a tenants from residential areas in Dhaka, including Uttara, Bonani, Gulshan, Dhanmondi, Eskaton. Paribag etc.
9 Standard, ApplicationAW seeks likeminded tenants with similar backgrounds in similar mental and physical condition .Each tenant, (and co-sharer if any) will have a room and attached bathroom to themselves.Living, dinning, kitchen and other functional space will be used for activities/visitors, meals, washing, laundry, storage for common supplies etc.Day to day supervision, feedback and work assessment of office and support staff are key considerations for running the care centre.Advance deposits will have to be made for uninterrupted care and service from AW.AW will sort through and screen applications, interview and meet with family and colleagues of prospective tenants to ensure compatibility and good match of group residency.Applications for a fee are available at phone numbers given in information sheets and with AW board members.
10 Senior Club, Training Centre The centre will double as a meeting place for Senior Citizens and professional training of a handful of Care Workers, Case Workers and Supervisors.The Elderly can socialize, learn IT, take part in needs assess-ment study, chronicle or record generational contribution, find opportunities to earn income, indulge in cultural and artistic pursuits.Core Age Well staff will reside in the care centre , ensure daily personal care of the tenants and housekeeping. They will be assisted on the job by trainee care workers on shift duty. Both experienced and trainee support staff will be guided by a Nurse Supervisor and Case Worker/Counselor.. Those with mental or physical disability will be under the care of therapeutic specialists as well. AW tenants will take part in regular performance evaluation of care centre employees.Professional Training and CertificationAge Well offers professional training and certification inPalliative CareGeriatric CareCare Home ManagementCare Worker TrainingAdmission RequirementsFeesSyllabusDuration of CourseFrequency of LessonsInternshipExaminationsCertificationInstructorJobs (Vacancies)ApprenticeshipsInternshipsVoluntaryPaid
11 Nurse Trainer Supervisor Care Centre Organisational ChartAge WellBoard of DirectorsOperationsManager(all projects)Housekeeper,Cook, CleanerCare WorkersCase Worker,SupervisorTherapists:NutritionPhysiotherapistOccupationalNurse Trainer Supervisor
12 Future Security Also in Purbachal Investment Opportunity 25 room Age Well Residential Care Facility at Purbachal withProfessional TrainingDepartment24 hr Personal Care andHousekeeping, RoomService and CafeteriaTherapy and Fitness CentrePalliative Care and HighDependency UnitWellbeing and active ageing programmesAlso in PurbachalPartnership with JapanBangladesh Geriatric Hospitaland Evergreen HousingComplex60 studio apartments for its members and clients, serviced and managed by Age WellModern amenities and services (bank, pharmacy, shops, fitness, recreation)24 hr Geriatric, Emergency and ICU SupportGeneral Year Round Self Improvement CoursesPersonal Financial managementBetter Ageing PracticesFamily CaregivingEmotional and Social WellbeingPhysical Wellbeing and Health AwarenessLife Lessons for Children/ Life Class/ Life SkillsAdolescentsSingle ProfessionalsCouplesMiddle Aged (Young Old)Health Resort: Wellness centresCare-Accommodation Service Centre: Pooling Resources, Supporting Groups of Senior CitizensYear round Programme/Activities/Courses- Job Opportunities, Shared holidays, Adult Education including understanding of Ageing, Geriatics, Gerontology, Self Improvement Courses, Group TherapiesRespite CareLong Term Palliative CareCare Worker Training, Certification, Placement and On the Job Evaluation
13 Age Well- Evergreen JB Complex, Purbachal Your next destinationAge Well- Evergreen JB Complex,PurbachalThank you!