So that these people will not be forgotten, the professional carers speak out now. It thereby only superficially concerned the own interests. Behrendt: If we demand more money for our activities, then we do, to have more time for our clients and they serve better. These people have a right!” Missing lobby but the chance to be heard, is low. For as little as the socially disadvantaged people have a lobby in society, so seldom also the professional carers attention for their work. Reports in the media are rare, the interest of politics probably is the exception, because the problem can be difficult to convey. The BdB comes now on the road. (SoFa) the association between 26 August and 10 September through German cities is touring with the campaign social & fair”.
On central squares is a red sofa set. There politicians, social experts and interested parties will take place, to publicly discuss the situation of clients and caregivers. While Thomas Behrendt and his colleagues especially one goal: you want more time for their work, to each client adequately address and although each as long as it requires the individual situation. This must be either increases the hourly rates or the actual time remunerated. Otherwise, hundreds of thousands of lives on the line remains at the end, if afford fewer professional carers for their work. The BdB the Federal Association of professional betreuerinnen e.V.
(BdB) has more than 6,000 members and was founded in 1994 in the wake of the new supervision law. Thus, the BdB is the largest representation of interests of the profession of “Care”. The Association represents professional interests in politics and the public, professionally developed the profession, is committed to the development of quality and an assurance in the care work and offers extensive facilities and services. BdB Federation of professional carers National Association Berlin & Brandenburg Thomas Behrendt Bockhstrasse 41 10967 Berlin Tel. (030) 69 51 92 81 Mathias Kinzel Dorfstrasse 15 14715 Havel outside Tel. (033872) 70 10 9 press contact Bernd Schwintowski Tel. (030) 306 60 60 fax (030) 306 60 90 E-Mail