I'm Still Here Dementia Training and Certification
Juliette Fowler Communities, Dallas, TX
Juliette Fowler Communities staff and leadership will undertake transformational dementia training and certification through the internationally recognized Hearthstone Institute. Through environmental adaptions, communication techniques, extensive training, and life enrichment curriculum, the "I'm Still Here" (ISH) program will create an unprecedented level of engagement for those living with dementia.To achieve certification, Fowler staff and leadership will participate in year long rigorous training which includes extensive disease education, communication techniques and life enrichment which focuses on learning and creativity.
Juliette Fowler Communities has researched best practices for dementia care for several years. They have achieved the highest quality of clinical care and are certified through the state of Texas as an Alzheimer's care facility. ISH will expand on the quality care that is already provided at Fowler. No other care environment in Dallas utilizes this approach.
Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000