Creating Winning Resident and Community Volunteer Programs

On-Demand Webinars: Creating Winning Resident and Community Volunteer Programs

Creating Winning Resident and Community Volunteer Programs

Life EnrichmentNon-Drug Therapeutic StrategiesQuality of LifeSocialStaff Efficiency

Recorded on: 07/26/2022

Join us for this fun and informative topic in which we will provide many practical resources and tools that will help you to develop your own resident and community volunteer programs. Utilizing many best practice examples collected from around North America and media clips, Rachelle Blough and Lynn Gordon will provide participants with what they will need to take volunteer programs to the next level.

Participants who join this webinar will be able to:

  • Define what the term ” IKIGAI” means and how it relates to the importance of resident volunteers
  • Learn about at least 5 examples of successful community and resident volunteer programs and how they may work to fit your needs
  • Understand evidence-based studies that validate the importance of resident and community volunteers

Rachelle Blough
Owner/VP of Corporate Training
Rachelle Blough LTD/NCCDP

Rachelle Blough has worked in various roles in senior living for 27 years. She is CTRS and has held national roles in programming over the years. She also serves as part time VP of corporate training with NCCDP. 

Lynn Biot-Gordon
Founder and Chief Operations Officer

Lynn Biot-Gordon, MSW, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM is a clinical social worker with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from Boston University. Her social work experience spans more 35 years and includes mental health, hospice, long term care, and school social work. Focused on geriatrics, Lynn has served in the areas of administration, direct clinical practice, health education, and clinical supervision. She founded Gordon Social Work Consultants in 1997 to provide consultation and health education services for long term care facilities which includes training and in-services on a variety of topics for residents, families, and health care staff. She founded the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners in 2001 and the International Council in 2015. As the Chief Operations Officer of the NCCDP and ICCDP she continues to develop clinical curricula, provides consultation to facilities, and is a recognized instructor and speaker for agencies here in the U.S. and abroad.