Includes a comprehensive assessment with the participant and a family member or friend who knows the person well so we can design interventions that are meaningful and purposeful. A Plan for Living is then developed. After services begin, you will be provided with scheduled progress notes and on-going support strategies and recommendations.
We offer expressive arts support groups for the families and friends as well as workshops to teach skills, build confidence and strategies for self-care when providing constant care.
Many doctors encourage families to encourage their family member with dementia involved in an on-line brain training program. While this may increase cognitive stimulation, evidence shows that the outcome is that mastering a game offers little carry over value to daily life skills. Our one hour, one-on-one sessions with the individual, promotes stimulation in all domains; social, physical, cognitive, and spiritual and supports overall well-being. Via Zoom or in home locally.
Need a visual art, drama, storytelling, poetry or movement class for your clients or for their family member? One time, weekly or monthly, or a breakout session for your next conference, our services can complement your services as we work together to reach families living with dementia.
"Nonpharmacological interventions are recommended as the first line of treatment for the behavioral symptoms of dementia because they are safe and equally efficacious as pharmacological treatments" (position statement of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry regarding principles of care for patients with dementia). Well planned and person-centered recreation programs promote quality of life, can reduce the need for medications and improve moods and promote well-being. Utilizing thera
Interactive, informative, and engaging! Great for quality of care, encouraging staff retention, and for creating a culture of inclusion and acceptance. By empowering your staff with new skills and an opportunity to explore their personal talents, interests, and skills, your facility can go from great to best practices! Topics such as "An Inclusive Model to Include support staff, CNA's Nurses, Receptionists, and Administration for Quality Care", "Living with Dementia and Connecting with Engagemen
Are you hosting an education workshop for families and friends to learn about neuro-cognitive disorders and strategies to support a family member living with cognitive decline? Our trainings are informative, fun, and engaging use experiential learning techniques. We can help create Circles of Support for people living with memory loss, to develop an innovative social and recreation plan with family members and friends.