The Power to Choose: Negotiating Autonomy and Risk
In order to create the Best Life for those living with dementia, it is important to foster inclusion and normality. Dr. Power will describe how even well-meaning care partners and family members can limit people's rights through stigmas, self-fulfilling prophecies, and an overemphasis on safety that can actually be more harmful to the person. He will use real-life stories and examples to illustrate how a relational approach can be employed that negotiates risk to optimize choice and well-being.
Lori Porter, cofounder of the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA), will share some recruitment and retention secrets she has learned over four decades of working in long-term care.
Marla Devries, director of resource development for The Green House Project, will unpack the Green House 2.0 initiative, including more details about the Cultural Transformation process, our sustainability resources and tools, our network of peers.
Intensive, interactive training that prepares Green House Educator within partner organizations to teach Core team education.
The Green House Workshop is the first step in bringing Green House homes to your community. The workshop is hosted by an operating Green House organization - Thome Rivertown Neighborhood