At Lighthouse Personal Care Homes, we strive to meet the care needs of all of our residents as well as offer family support. Not only do we professionally train our staff and require continuing education specific to memory care throughout the year, we keep up with innovations in care support.
In 2016, staff attended a training class with Dr. Rabin, the author of 36-Hour Day- A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer’s Disease.
Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is also the Richman Family Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders in to the Department of Psychiatry an Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
All of our care partners are trained following Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care methods. In 2015 staff attended training with Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia care. Currently, all Lighthouse Personal Care Homes are working toward recognition as Positive Approach to Care Participating Organizations
In 2019 our administrator, Dana Robinson, RN, completed certification as a Positive Approach to Care Certified Trainer. Not only does she regularly provide hands on training to all staff, she holds workshops for professionals and community support. Check the Events page for upcoming community events.
Lighthouse Personal Care Home communities require all staff to experience annual Virtual Dementia Tours as part of care partner training. We believe in rising above the gold standard for care and compassion.