Participants will be introduced to the Music & Memory program and the broad scope of benefits of personalized music, as well as learn about the current evidence-based protocols for using music to optimize patient quality of life and quality of care. An overview of the research supporting the programs effectiveness will be provided, as well as best practices for successful implementation in a variety of care settings.
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Explore new trends, innovative products and implementation best practices in improving the experience of our residents. From intelligent voice control devices to artificial intelligence and cognitive “orthotics”, we will explore the landscape of technologies to support senior care staff in enhancing autonomy and well-being for their residents.
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The new Rules of Participation and guidance have been in effect for several months. There is clearly an increased focus on person-centered engagement through individualized activities. Dr. Levy will share her perspective on how medical directors and facility practitioners can support their facilities in meeting the new regulatory requirements. Changes in expectations for medical directors and practitioners will also be highlighted.… Read more
To achieve person-centered care, providers need to acknowledge the importance of deeply knowing each resident and honoring their unique needs and preferences. It can be difficult for staff to assess, integrate and communicate information about a resident’s individual needs and preferences.… Read more
Nancy Ewald, Founder of Activity Connection, will share a retrospective on how activities and resident engagement has evolved since she started her company in 1999. She will be joined by Charles de Vilmorin, CEO & Co-Founder of Linked Senior and they will discuss the future of the field, why they’re excited about what’s coming and provide best practices on how to improve the lives of the senior care residents.… Read more