COMPASS private care consulting GmbH has offered an award for citizens, which are particularly involved in the care of relatives, friends or acquaintances. COMPASS would like to thank people who every day selflessly engaged in the care of a fellow care award, because this selfless commitment in the nursing and care is often only little attention and recognition in society. Embedded Award with a total of 8,500 euros is together – in the nationwide initiative ZivilEngagement for each other”(www.initiative-zivilengagement.de) of the Federal Ministry for family, senior citizens, women and youth. The Barmenia insurance a.G. in Wuppertal, Germany supports the care award. Total three awards are awarded regionally. For southern of Germany, the Bavarian State Minister for labour and social order, family and women, Christine Haderthauer, for the Center, Norbert Bischoff was Minister for health and Social Affairs Saxony-Anhalt and the North of Germany the Hamburg Senator of social, Dietrich Wersich taken over the patronage.
Many people devote much of their time and energy of the care and care by relatives or fellow human beings. This commitment takes place mostly in silence, and is barely noticed by the general public. “Therefore I find it important that these people once times thanks ‘ to say”, explained Norbert Bischoff. Family caregivers, volunteers or even engaged in self-help can apply for the award. Any person over 18 years of age can be proposed. The jury on their own responsibility decide the care award. The jury is staffed with representatives from COMPASS, the patrons, as well as with representatives of volunteering – and self-help organisations.
The prizes will be awarded within the framework of the international day of volunteering in December. The deadline for applications is on October 20 2010 interested can more information, materials and the application form under care price order or download. Background information on COMPASS: the Company ensures the legally entitled to free care advice for all Privatversicherten. COMPASS has been nationwide since January 2009. In addition to the central telephone care advice on the free service number 0800 101 88 00 staff will advise the Privatversicherten spot in their respective regions. This, the company has built up a network with nationwide around 180 care consultants and nursing consultants. Contact: COMPASS private care consulting GmbH Gustav-Heinemann-UFER 74 C 50968 Cologne toll free service number: 0800 101 88 00 phone: 0221 93332-103 fax: 0221 93332-74103 E-Mail: