Building Community Through Meaningful Engagement
How can you build true community by engaging Elders and the care team in new and innovative ways? Join us for this webinar as we discuss concepts that have worked in our homes to build vibrant communities that promote growth for all. We will discuss new ways to strengthen individualized approaches to protect and honor personal preferences through innovative programming methods. We will also define intentional spontaneity and outline the benefits and discuss how to build flexibility into the day.
- Identify new ways to promote identity throughout the community through concepts such as Hall of Fame Café, Taste of Hometown and Simply Me.
- Describe the benefit of “intentional spontaneity” and how flexibility builds empowerment in the community.
- Discuss innovative programming ideas that build engagement such as Summer Camps and Elder Vacations.
Angie McAllister has worked in healthcare for over 20 years. During this time, she has served in various roles and positions including certified nursing assistant and Activities Director. She has worked at Signature HealthCare for the past 8 years and currently serves as their Director of Cultural Transformation. In this role, she has the opportunity to lead innovative efforts to honor personhood for those living in 67 Signature HealthCARE communities. She is also an Eden Educator and Mentor and has graduated over 300 Eden Associates over the past four years. It is in this role that her passion to restore Elderhood and promote “life” for Elders everywhere becomes most evident. Her love for the Elders drives her to lead others in overcoming obstacles before them that may stunt growth in their journeys. An advocate for Elders all over the globe, Angie strives to create a paradigm in which Elders are restored the freedom to live life to its fullest daily while striving towards optimal well-being.
Linda McDaniel has been a Registered Nurse for 36 years. In that time, she has served as the Director of Nursing, Regional Nurse Consultant, and Area Director of Clinical Services in the Long Term Care setting. She has been employed by Signature HealthCARE, LLC for nine years, and currently serves in the position of Director of Clinical Culture Change for the Hometown Segment. In this role, she has planned and presented many educational offerings. She is an Eden Alternative Educator and Mentor.