The ADEA launched the current Strategic Plan in 2012 with the aim to become the leading organisation for health professionals providing diabetes education and care. The Strategic Plan will take ADEA forward to 2017 and the progress is monitored annually.
Excellence in diabetes support.
To lead and advocate for best practice diabetes education and care.
- Recognises that people with diabetes carry the responsibility for the daily management of their condition
- Acknowledges the rights of people with diabetes to make lifestyle choices and decisions about their health care
- Expects it members to value, respect and support the rights of people with diabetes to make informed decisions about their health care and lifestyle choices
- Adheres to democratic principles, elects Branch and National Office Bearers and encourages members’ involvement at all levels of the association
- Recognises that members come from different social, cultural, geographic, professional and practice backgrounds
- Values the diversity and skills of our multidisciplinary membership
The following 6 strategic themes are at high priority for ADEA’s activities until 2017:
- Increase member value
- Directly influence government policy, NGOs and the broader diabetes agenda
- Strengthen the ADEA’s research contribution
- Increase the value of the CDE/diabetes education
- Set the standards for diabetes education
- National Office
The ADEA encourages all members to download and read the revised Strategic Plan 2012-17 for further information about these strategic themes.
The 2017 – 2020 Strategic Plan is now available for viewing