Green House Workshop: Detroit, MI
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, and it is an opportunity to:
- Understand The Green House values and essential practices, and explore how the model is reflected in various communities
- Review the growing evidence-base, which shows positive financial, clinical, and quality of life outcomes
- Speak with leadership and staff from an operating Green House organization about their experience
- Step inside a Green House home to experience the elements of real home, meaningful life, and empowered staff
- Get the latest from The Green House Project as a national initiative, including innovative tools and resources, policy impact, and growing momentum across the country
- Learn how you can take the next step toward bringing Green House homes to your community
Danny O'Brien, CEO of Avila Home Care in Towson, Md., will tell the story of how his company created a workplace culture that successfully recruits and retains talent in an excellent culture of caring.
Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, will examine how we can shift our culture of dementia care from crisis to comfort, improve delivery systems, and give voice to all.
· Understand the role of Green House Educators in implementing and sustaining the model
· Understand the Best Life approach in Green House homes
· Describe The Green House values and essential practices through experiential learning in Green House homes
This workshop will take place at the Lisner Louise Dickson Hurt Home in Washington, D.C., from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendees will get overview of the Green House model, its Best Life dementia approach, and other services provided by the organization. Lunch is provided.