Buurtzorg is a pioneering healthcare organisation established 13 years ago with a nurse-led model of holistic care that has revolutionised community care in the Netherlands.
Buurtzorg scaled very quickly across the Netherlands from 1 to 850 teams, in just 10 years. During this time Buurtzorg grew in other areas of care such as mental health, children and families and also supported other Dutch international care organisations to take on the Buurtzorg model of care.
Collaboration is key to Buurtzorg’s model of care and its operating model, resulting in Buurtzorg collaborating to find new ways of working and new areas of care, at home and internationally. As the model develops a global learning network is forming around Buurtzorg to share experience and knowledge.
In 2014 Buurtzorg Neighborhood Care Asia was established with the objective to first adapt and then implement the multiply awarded Buurtzorg model of community-based, integrated care for the elderly in selected Asian countries...