Emptying out the inbox!

Quite often when I come across interesting or relevant information, I email it to myself, thinking, ‘I’ll add that to the blog later’…  But when it comes time to add a new post or information, I often struggle with organization and maintaining fresh, up to date, dynamic content.  Any bloggers out there who want to offer some friendly advice, I’m all ears!

So today, I’m going to post a LONG one in an attempt to clean out my inbox!

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How you feel after listening to Dr. David Sheard?

You know that guy?  Butterfly care homes.  Dementia care matters.

To be honest, I’m still processing it all.  I am incredibly inspired, yet I already feel defeated.  Creating a change of culture takes such dedication I wonder if I am up for the task, I know I want to be part of the change (and not just in dementia care).  I did ask him how it is that we navigate being the push against the current quality of care in care facilities.

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Improving Person-Centred Care During Mealtimes in LTC

Perhaps because most of my experience in recreation therapy has been in long-term care, this topic really brought to light some very simple adjustments that we can make to really start to improve person-centred care in LTC and really all continuing care.

Improving Person-Centred Care During Mealtimes in LTC is a fantastic presentation by Dr. Sienna Caspar, PhD, CTRS.  While you’re at it, check out the Brain Xchange, an incredible resource for knowledge!

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ATRA Symposium 2017

Back in October, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the 2017 ATRA Symposium in Lethbridge, AB.

I’ve put together a PowerPoint highlighting what I took home from the event, check it out here!