Posts Tagged "care partners"

Person-Directed Appreciation

Person-Directed Appreciation

Those that know me, or have had me facilitate a training, know that the phrase “I read a book …” is stated often. Well, it’s true, and here is one of my new found favorites. I read a book called

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Small Home Big Hearts - St. Francis Assisted Living

Small Home Big Hearts – St. Francis Assisted Living

St. Francis Assisted Living in Forest City , AR,  joined the Eden Registry on August 18, 2016. A small home, in a small town filled with people that have big hearts. This is what you can expect to experience at

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The Third Valley Memorial Home in a Week! Welcome to the Eden Registry Valley Eldercare Center

The Third Valley Memorial Home in a Week! Welcome to the Eden Registry Valley Eldercare Center

Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks, ND, joined the Eden Alternative Registry on April 15, 2016. The Elders and employee care partners are all about creating close and special relationships. They do this by dividing up into smaller neighborhoods with

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Welcome Points West Living - Lloydminster

Welcome Points West Living – Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster in Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada joined the Eden Alternative Registry on 12/17/2015. There are 65 Elders that live in this vibrant and lively home. To create close and caring relationships, they are divided into 5 smaller cottages.

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Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Joins the Eden Registry

Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead, KY, joined the Eden Alternative Registry on November 9, 2015. They are home to 104 Elders, some of which come in only for a short time to receive rehabilitation services. In order to

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Welcome The Arbors of Del Rey to the Eden Registry

Welcome The Arbors of Del Rey to the Eden Registry

The Arbor’s of Del Rey in Las Cruces, New Mexico, joined the Eden Alternative Registry on October 27, 2015. When you come into this beautiful Southern New Mexico home you will find 24 Elders thriving and enjoying the natural rhythm

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Oakview Nursing and Rehab Joins The Registry

Tucked away in the quiet community of Calvert City, they are home to 56 Elders, some of which come in for a short time to receive rehabilitation services. Many visitors often comment as they walk in the door that it “feels” very different here. What they are experiencing is Elders, care partner employees and family members creating home by spending quality time together and enjoying life.

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St. George Village Joins the Registry

St. George Village Joins the Registry

Located in downtown Roswell, GA, the 20 acre campus feels like an oasis with streams, wandering walking paths and a gorgeous lake. The employee care partners are committed to transforming the meaning of aging in community regardless of the assistance an individual needs. All care partners (Elders, employees and families) come together to make sure that deep meaningful relationships are cultivated and nurtured.

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence In Caregiving

The Role of Emotional Intelligence In Caregiving

Street smarts, book smarts, knowledge, intelligence, there are a lot of ways we classify being “smart.” A recent article on the subject by Dr. Travis Bradberry got us thinking about the relationship between emotional intelligence and caregiving.

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Engaging the Whole Team

Engaging the Whole Team

If you don’t have your team together your not going to get anywhere. Don’t miss this crucial step to building person centered quality improvement.

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In Pursuit of the Tipping Point

In Pursuit of the Tipping Point

Last week, someone asked me to clarify some things about our Dementia Beyond Drugs training that made me realize that there are still some misconceptions floating around out there regarding the vision behind it. I’d like to share some of my thoughts on this, while noting that Dr. Al Power, the award-winning author of the book by the same name, may have a few of his own.

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My Schools Of Leadership

My Schools Of Leadership

I graduated from RN school forty-seven years ago next month.  Unfortunately, at the age of twenty-four when I obtained my first “management” job, I was not prepared to lead people. I spent a small fortune on leadership books, and I

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Celebrating International Employee Care Partners!

Celebrating International Employee Care Partners!

Employees in Eldercare communities around the world are making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others by applying the Eden Alternative Philosophy and creating a life worth living.

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Ohio Veterans Home Joins the Registry

Ohio Veterans Home Joins the Registry

When you pull up to the door you will know you are at a place of high esteem and honor because of the grand colonial style building complete with cannon and statue of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Welcome, Erin

Signature HealthCARE of Erin joined the Eden Registry on November 20, 2013. This home is snuggled in the quaint little town of Erin, Tennessee where folks often come together to lend a helping hand to one another. Community matters in

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Principle 8 Heard In Hill Hearing

Principle Eight of The Eden Alternative basically says that decision-making authority should be in the hands of Elders or those closest to them. We know this results in the best person-directed care for the Elders. Testimony at a recent public

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The Eden Alternative Gets A Little More Diverse

Griswold Home Care in Pinellas County, Florida joined the Eden Registry on July 24, 2013. They are the very first Home and Community Based Service organization to join the Eden Registry. They have about 125 care partners that work independently

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First Ever Training To Support the Neighborhood Model

Creating, growing and sustaining neighborhood/household teams has been a struggle to many on the culture change journey. What we have learned is the success of an empowered team is based largely on the skills and knowledge of the person leading them. There has been too little resources and tools provided to ensure success in building strong, caring empowered teams. This new offering, we hope, will be the answer.

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