The first step to becoming an Eden Alternative home requires educating as many staff as possible in the philosophy. This 3-day journey is the most widely practiced, comprehensive approach to person-centered care. The Certified Eden Associate training has proven to offer practical tools, resources and inspiration that empower individuals and teams. revised in 2017, the training incorporates principles of LEAN management.
This in-depth 2 day learning experience is based on the award-winning book by G. Allen Power, M.D. It uses the framework of culture change to create a new approach to caring for people who live with dementia. This model facilitates growth, meaningful engagement and improved well-being via the application of person-centered practices.
It is evident that person-centered care challenges its formal leaders to employ a new kind of leadership. this leadership is an art. In this workshop based on Nancy Fox's book, "Person-Centered Leadership: Elevating the Art", participants will gain insights, strategies and tools to assist in elevating the art of their leadership style.
This 1-day learning experience explores the art of building meaningful relationships as the fundamental building block of care that puts the person living dementia first. Participants gain a powerful appreciation for the role of sensitivity, awareness and presence in identifying the needs of those living with dementia in long-term care communities. By reframing our perspective of wha's possibe, we create a culture of care focused on the continued growth and development of people living with dementia.
this dynamic curriculum was designed to help managers make the shift from managing departments to guiding empowered self-managed teams. This training is completed in two sessions of 3 days each for a total of 29 modules that can be used to guide a neighbourhood team to self management. Each module is complete with all of the handouts needed to deliver the curriculum and assist guides in moving teams in process improvement, problem-solving and decision making about their daily work. Never before has this kind of resource and training been available for long-term care communities.
If your organization is in pursuit of culture change, organizational redesign out of department and into teams, then this is an opportunity you should not miss.