Today's Date: November 27, 2021
Online store pauses sales during busiest buying days, encourages shoppers to send 5,000 care packages to children   •   Mary Kay Inc. and the Mary Kay Ash Foundation Further Commit to the Prevention and Elimination of Global Gender-Based Violence   •   Torrid Announces Reporting Date for Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results   •   Guess?, Inc. Announces Participation at the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference   •   Is Your Thanksgiving Stuffing Contaminated With Toxic Lead?   •   Integrity Announces Donation of $100,000 to Purchase Toys for Children's Health to Comfort Young Patients   •   Flora Growth Forms JV With Avaria Health and Beauty to Distribute Award-Winning Pain Products Across LATAM   •   Establishment Labs Announces Participation in the Stephens Annual Investment Conference   •   Canada Post makes mail and parcel delivery more accessible to all customers   •   Prime Minister and Premier of British Columbia announce new committee to address extreme weather and climate resilience in the p   •   Academy Awards® Accredited Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia presents Japan Cultural Expo Project: Creation of Stories A   •   Affordable ZTE Blade A7P Android Smartphone Arrives for the Holidays   •   Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada - Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnant, Recently Pregnant and   •   Economic growth in Quebec's Indigenous communities--The Government of Canada announces the renewal of the True North Treasure an   •   Native Americans - Absent in Higher Education   •   Treasury Board of Canada President, Mona Fortier, tables the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2021-22   •   Rainer Hughes kicks off with its initiative: Little Steps To nurture the stars of tomorrow   •   Capstone CEO To Report on Smart Mirror Launch   •   spermidineLIFE® Immunity+ and spermidineLIFE® Memory+ Launch in U.S.   •   Walmart To Participate in Both the Stephens Investment Conference and the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Co
Bookmark and Share

Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care Achieves Recognition through the Alzheimer's Association Curriculum Review

Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care Achieves Recognition through the Alzheimer's Association Curriculum Review

PR Newswire

VERO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is proud to announce that their illuminate memory care training program is recognized by the Alzheimer's Association for successfully completing curriculum review and incorporating evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer's and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.

"The illuminate Memory Care training program was created with two objectives in mind:  to provide our associates with a foundational understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, while teaching techniques to identify behavioral expression triggers and methods of person centered resolutions for individuals living with Alzheimer's or related dementias," says Sheena Jeffries, Regional Director of Engagement for Watercrest Senior Living.  "Providing quality dementia care training results in improved communication and understanding between our associates and residents living with Alzheimer's and/or related dementias.  This improves relationships, reduces behavioral expression events and increases our associates' confidence and job satisfaction."

Senior living providers who train their staff with a training program recognized by the Alzheimer's Association are eligible to purchase the 'essentiALZ' certification exam for their staff.  This exam is an online individual certification exam that tests for understanding of quality dementia care practices.  Professional care workers who pass the exam are certified in 'essentiALZ' for two years.

"The Alzheimer's Association is pleased that Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is aligning its illuminate program with our Dementia Care Practice Recommendations," said Beth Kallmyer, MSW, vice president of care and support at the Alzheimer's Association. "By taking this step, Watercrest Columbia has demonstrated their commitment to providing evidence-based training with a person-centered focus at its core."

High-quality dementia care training can lead to improvement in communication between caregivers and people living with dementia, a reduction in dementia-related behaviors and an increase in job satisfaction and staff retention.

Watercrest Columbia is a signature Watercrest product offering 75 assisted living and 32 memory care apartments with premium accommodations, upscale amenities and world-class care. Residents enjoy pampering in elegant Spa W, aquatic therapy in the resort-style pool, and relish the flavors of locally grown, seasonal ingredients whether dining outdoors, bistro-style, or in the chef's private dining room. The community is located at 1951 Clemson Road; for information, call 803-771-7500.

About Watercrest Senior Living Group

Watercrest Senior Living Group was founded to honor our mothers and fathers, aspiring to become a beacon for quality in senior living by surpassing standards of care, service and associate training. Watercrest senior living communities are recognized for their luxury aesthetic, exceptional amenities, world-class care, and innovative memory care programming offering unparalleled service to seniors living with Alzheimer's and dementia. A certified Great Place to Work, Watercrest Senior Living Group specializes in the development and operations management of assisted living and memory care communities and the growth of servant leaders.  For information, visit www.watercrestseniorliving.com.

 

Cision View original content to download multimedia:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/watercrest-columbia-assisted-living-and-memory-care-achieves-recognition-through-the-alzheimers-association-curriculum-review-301401443.html

SOURCE Watercrest Senior Living Group



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
Breaking News
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News