There are two essential ingredients in the recipe for person-centered, meaningful resident engagement. The first is that engagement opportunities a provider offers must be based on a comprehensive understanding of the needs and preferences of each resident in their care. The second is that a data-driven approach must be used to assess the success of engagement activities on positively impacting the health and well-being of each resident. … Read more
The opportunity to engage with our surroundings meaningfully each day is a basic human right. The freedom to do this must be protected by providers who are serving older adults in our industry.… Read more
Every day, our company has discussions with providers who are shifting their mindset and deciding to invest in the value of resident engagement. Nothing is more exciting to us than to collaborate with frontline teams and their organizations once they’ve made this commitment to improving the quality of life of their residents and staff. … Read more
Using digital technology, the staff members were able to personalize resident programming and assess in real-time any changes in resident ability or preferences. After only one year with the new strategy, the community increased the number of engagement programs offered by 145%!… Read more
Fully integrated, person-centered care looks beyond just the biological age of a person, their current chronic conditions and their disabilities and instead focuses on providing creative and meaningful engagement opportunities, which are measured and evaluated in real-time using technology, so that they are perfectly matched to a person’s changing needs and preferences.