Malli Haffner-Asserson, who is bilingual in Hebrew and English, commenced her career in the field of nursing. Having trained in Israel, England and the USA, she qualified as a nurse in both Israel and England. Malli won prizes and awards and quickly advanced, gaining senior positions in both training and management at Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, where, inter-alia she became a member of the senior nurses’ office and ran one of Israel’s most successful courses training Russian nurses.
From the 1990s Malli worked in England for ten years, running two of the best known nursing homes in the English Jewish Community, Sage Nursing Home and Shoenfeld Square Nursing Home. She was also appointed as a consultant to Nightingale House, the largest Nursing Home in Europe with some 700 beds.
Since returning to Israel in 2005 Malli first spent time running Tamir Nursing home in Jerusalem and then volunteered for some years in Melabev where she has run training of staff and volunteers, has advised family groups and has designed and run workshops.
Simultaneously Malli has lectured about dementia care to a range of different groups and people, prior to setting up Dementia Consultancy. Malli has also studied at the Rottenberg School of Jewish Psychology.