Prestige Care Inc. announces a new approach to dementia care developed in collaboration with dementia expert David Troxel, MPH. Prestige’s new dementia care program called “Expressions” focuses on turning daily activities into memorable and meaningful events.
Online PR News – 06-October-2009 – – Vancouver, WA (October 5th, 2009) – Prestige Care Inc. is proud to announce a new approach to dementia care developed in collaboration with dementia expert and author of “A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care”, David Troxel, MPH. Prestige’s new dementia care program called “Expressions” focuses on turning daily activities into memorable and meaningful events. Using innovative care techniques and life enrichment programming that focuses on learning, the arts, spirituality and developing new skills, Expressions provides people suffering from different types of dementia an outlet for creativity.
“The key to the success of the new program is credited to the passion of the caregivers, “our goal is to become an extended family; creating a buffer against fear and the stress of the illness” stated Dina Newsom, Expressions Product Manager. Dina continued by saying that “we have designed a program that makes our residents feel accepted, important, comfortable…at home”. Our program is designed with fun and learning in mind and engages the staff as much as the residents.”
Expressions’ Memory Care communities provide residents suffering with different types of dementia a safe, nurturing and supportive community in which to live. Expressions primary goal is to enhance the lives of our residents by providing an innovate approach to care that nurtures the body, heart, soul and mind by encouraging creativity and self expression.
Prestige owns and operates independent, assisted living and memory care communities as well as nursing and rehabilitation centers in eight states. It is the company’s mission to provide quality care guided by a compassionate heart. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of respect, integrity, commitment and trust. Visit Prestige online at www.PrestigeCare.com or call (360) 735-7155 for more information.