Badisa News

02Oct 2019

A few weeks ago Badisa Trio was asked to assess a 6-year-old boy. A family member was concerned that he has been sexually molested by his father. The mother and father were shocked about the allegations and offered their full cooperation to resolve the matter. Benjamin* has non-verbal autism, and thus needed a specialised forensic […]

02Oct 2019

Cipla launched their “Preserve their memory” campaign on 25 September 2019. Cipla Medpro’s CEO, Paul Miller said: “As part of our ethos of ‘Caring for Life’, we want people to live long and healthy lives. Therefore, we’re launching a campaign to educate people about dementia, and more specifically Alzheimer’s disease.” Alzheimer’s is the most common […]

02Oct 2019

Daar is talle kerke wat Badisa se werk ondersteun, en in hierdie uitgawe vertel ons van die VGK gemeentes wat saam met Plumstead Rusoord ‘n dienssentrum vir bejaardes gevestig het. Die PlumRus Community Service Centre is met die samewerking van die VG Kerk Lavender Hill en VG Kerk Retreat gevestig. Hierdie dienssentrum lewer dienste aan […]

01Oct 2019

Gedurende ‘n maand waartydens die hele land met die voortslepende en sinnelose geweld teen vrouens en kinders gekonfronteer is, bring Badisa ‘n sprankie hoop deur lig te werp op die verskil wat hierdie organisasie elke dag maak en hoe elkeen van ons ‘n rol kan speel in die vestiging van ‘n beter samelewing. Badisa se […]

30Sep 2019

By: Alexander MacDonald “With doll therapy it makes our residents feel less restless, less aggressive and it also gives them a sense of peace and calmness.”– Charlene Steyn, Social worker at Huis Uitsig. Since the 1930s, certain individuals started modifying regular dolls to resemble real newborn children. They are called reborn dolls for this exact […]

27Aug 2019

Geskryf deur – Teresa Grimbeek “Ons beleef daagliks in ons werk die lelike kant van menswees en voel soms stories het nie altyd gelukkige eindes nie, maar God tree in en wys ons dat wonderwerke tog nog gebeur. Om as baba verlaat te word en mislukte pleegplasings te beleef, laat meeste kinders in die ketting […]

27Aug 2019

Geskryf deur: Stephné Botha “EK KAN NIE SIEN NIE, MAAR… elke dag is vir my soos ‘n geskenk; ek kan nie sien nie, maar ek sien met my hart; ek kan nie sien nie, maar my familie en vriende is vir my mooi;                                                    ek kan nie sien nie,  maar ek weet ek word gedra.”                                                        – […]

27Aug 2019

Fetale alkoholsindroom (FAS) is ‘n geboortetoestand waar kinders kenmerkende fisiese en geestelike afwykings toon. Hierdie sindroom word veroorsaak deur alkohol verbruik tydens swangerskap. Volgens ‘n 2017 publikasie van die “American Medical Association journal JAMA Pediatrics”, toon Suid-Afrika die hoogste voorkoms van FAS in die wêreld. In sekere dele* van die Weskaap word 1 uit 10 […]

27Aug 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease which is the most common form of dementia. This disease results in a decline of memory loss, thinking and reasoning skills.  There are 10 warning signs and symptoms, if you notice any of these symptoms please schedule an appointment with your doctor. 1. Memory loss that disrupts daily […]

27Aug 2019

Woorde word dade. Hoop word werklikheid. Dit is die hart van die werk by Badisa Wynberg, ‘n kinderbeskerming diens in die hartjie van die Suidelike voorstede. Hierdie werk kan egter nie alleen gedoen word nie, en daarom is Badisa Wynberg so dankbaar vir die onbaatsugtige hulp van hul vrywilligers. Barry Thuynsma, Administrasie Beampte by Badisa […]