Who we are
WHO WE ARE
The Diak in Schwäbisch Hall - a centre of committed social welfare service for the people in our country.The term Diak is short for "Protestant Social Welfare Work Schwäbisch Hall", registered charity (Evangelisches Diakoniewerk Schwäbisch Hall e.V.). The Diak is a social welfare centre which provides various services for the sick, the elderly and people with disabilities.
It comprises five areas of work:
The diaconal hospital is a house of comprehensive medical care and serves as an academic teaching hospital for the University of Heidelberg.
The nursing homes offer elderly people a place to live in dignity.
The "Schöneck" provides a home for adults with mental and multiple disabilities.
Municipal nursing: Many nurses of Schwäbisch Hall work in wards run by the Social Welfare Work, caring for sick and elderly outpatients.
Places of Training: The Diak is a centre for training and further vocational education in a number of professions.
The Diak in Schwäbisch Hall is part of the social welfare network in the region of Hohenlohe-Franken.
At the Diak in Schwäbisch Hall, Christian values, professional skill and advanced technology are combined in service of the people.
Founded in 1886, the Diak in Schwäbisch Hall is firmly rooted in the region of Hohenlohe-Franken.
All our work at the Diak is centred on the people. Every human being is made in the image of God and thus has an inalienable right to life and care. Our work is based on the Christian principle of loving your neighbour.
Professional competence and advanced technology are employed in service of the people.
The Diak stresses the importance of qualified training and further vocational education.
We at the Diak strive for working together based on equal partnership, mutual trust and personal commitment. This concerns all relations, both internal and external ones.
Work at the Diak demands acting in an economically responsible and ecologically conscious manner.
General meeting [/Assembly of Members]:
(approx. 40 members)
1. president: Prälat Hans-Dieter Wille, Heilbronn
2. president: Dr. jur. Wolfgang Ladewig, Rosengarten
1. president: Dr. jur. Wolfgang Ladewig, Rosengarten
2. president: Prälat Hans-Dieter Wille, Heilbronn
Director: Reverend Stephan M. Zilker
Mother Superior: Reverend Jenny Robbert
Director of Administration: Peter W. Altmayer