Kathleen has 27 years of long-term care management and has been actively involved with the Eden Alternative movement as the Coordinator for Eastern Canada since 1998. She has facilitated trainings and seminars on person-centered care across eastern Canada. Kathleen has been involved in curriculum development and completed the initial revisions to the Eden alternative's resource manual, "Haleigh's Almanac."
Kathy has a nursing background and has spent over 30 years in Long Term Care. She has designed and delivered over 50 workplace education programs on communication, team building, leadership and customer service. She has assist non-profit groups through the strategic planning process.
Evy brought extensive knowledge in the field of gerontology, person centered care, dementia and complementary therapies to her role as Innovation Specialist with Vivage Quality Health Partners. Evy is co-author of the Neighbourhood Guide Program.Evy serves on several committees including sever for the Eden Alternative; the Dementia Action Alliance and the therapeutic Touch International.