Our Person-Centered Care Philosophy respects each resident, family member and staff by:

  • Knowing the unique and complete person both past and present.
  • Valuing each person for their likes, dislikes, beliefs, interests and abilities
  • then incorporating that information into their personal plan of care.
  • Supporting independence and celebrating accomplishments.
  • Promoting positive well-being to assist the person in experiencing joy and comfort
  • though personal relationships and opportunities for meaningful activities.
  • Honoring choice and individual differences.
  • Enhancing dignity and respect.
  • Empowering each staff member to work together through shared education,
  • knowledge of preferences, routines, values, and abilities.
  • Improving quality of life by promoting meaning in life.

Our Dementia Care Practice Philosophy adds these additional elements:

  • Refer for diagnostic evaluation if Dementia is suspected..
  • Recognize and accept the person's reality at any moment.
  • Promote effective and empathetic communication which validates feelings.
  • Expression of Need(s) includes various forms of communication; it is our
  • responsibility to understand what they are trying to convey.
  • Identify and support ongoing opportunities for meaningful engagement.
  • Build and nurture authentic and caring relationships.
  • Create and maintain a safe and supportive community for
  • residents, families, and staff.
  • Evaluate regularly care practices ensuring evidence-based
  • models are emphasized.