ADEA vision and values

ADEA stands for professionalism, innovation, relevance and personalisation in all that we do. We recognise the rights of those affected by the risk of diabetes, their carers, and their families, and always act to meet individual needs and concerns.

Vision

Transforming lives through excellence in diabetes education

Mission

The mission of ADEA is to support, promote and empower our members, and to lead and advocate for best practice, person-centred diabetes education and care

Strategic pillars

In order to achieve our mission, ADEA will:

  1. Promote the Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) profession and brand
  2. Partner with members to advocate for their professional interests
  3. Collaborate with consumers and other key stakeholders to improve outcomes for people with diabetes
  4. Provide and endorse professional development and advanced practice opportunities
  5. Advocate and support excellence in research by and for CDEs
  6. Create contemporary and innovative resources
  7. Deliver strategic and effective governance and management

ADEA’s long term vision is to:

Values

Our staff strive to ensure ADEA is future-oriented, a learning organisation, agile, innovative and sustainable. In our work we support continuous improvement and espouse the following values:

ADEA vision and values

ADEA stands for professionalism, innovation, relevance and personalisation in all that we do. We recognise the rights of those affected by the risk of diabetes, their carers, and their families, and always act to meet individual needs and concerns.

Vision

Transforming lives through excellence in diabetes education

Mission

The mission of ADEA is to support, promote and empower our members, and to lead and advocate for best practice, person-centred diabetes education and care

Strategic pillars

In order to achieve our mission, ADEA will:

  1. Promote the Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) profession and brand
  2. Partner with members to advocate for their professional interests
  3. Collaborate with consumers and other key stakeholders to improve outcomes for people with diabetes
  4. Provide and endorse professional development and advanced practice opportunities
  5. Advocate and support excellence in research by and for CDEs
  6. Create contemporary and innovative resources
  7. Deliver strategic and effective governance and management

ADEA’s long term vision is to:

  • Reduce diabetes and its impact throughout the world
  • Be the global leader for diabetes education
  • Build the Credentialled Diabetes Educator workforce so that it is sufficient to meet the needs of all people with diabetes
  • Make the Credentialled Diabetes Educator profession a preferred career for health professionals
  • Influence diabetes research to ensure it delivers practical outcomes

Values

Our staff strive to ensure ADEA is future-oriented, a learning organisation, agile, innovative and sustainable. In our work we support continuous improvement and espouse the following values:

  • Respect each other and everyone we work with
  • Quality in everything we do
  • Inclusiveness
  • Honesty in all our dealings
  • Collaboration
  • Transparency to ensure we are accountable
  • Communication to keep everyone informed and supported.