Buurtzorg Britain and Ireland
Transforming health and social care
We bring the Buurtzorg model to Britain and Ireland, working with care providers and commissioners to enable the transition to self-managed neighbourhood teams providing holistic care and the organisational changes needed to support them.
We have a deep understanding of Buurtzorg and how it can transform care, combined with knowledge of the system and regulatory framework in Britain and Ireland. We are supporting many public and private sector partners to make changes inspired and informed by Buurtzorg’s hugh success in the Netherlands
It’s not any lack of professional ability among nurses and other care workers that gets in the way. The problem is that the organisations and systems in which they work are designed to command and control rather than support and serve them.
“We want commissioners and providers to be inspired by all the creative providers … They are examples of how people are being given the opportunity to enable a life not a service.” So says Clenton Farquharson, chair of Think Local Act Personal (TLAP), launching its...
Aretta had been working with her client for a few days now. Jack was a typical case of a slightly lonely, elderly man in the London borough, with a range of support needs. Not seriously ill, just in need of some help every so often, and Aretta had become his ‘first...