What is Person-Centered Care?

✔︎ Values each resident’s history
✔︎ Provides a positive environment
✔︎ Relies on you KNOWING each resident’s lifestyle, likes/dislikes, interests, etc.; especially what “ingredients” make them who they are?
✔︎ Depends on you knowing the staff, too!

What is a Person-Centered Environment?

• Good health care
• Emotional, psychological & spiritual care
• Living, active, stimulating & engaging environment
• Embraces choice, independence, friendship, intergenerational relationships, companionship, family relationships, promotion of self-esteem, security and comfort

What are Six Dimensions of Wellness?

1. Physical
2. Emotional
3. Social
4. Intellectual
5. Spiritual
6. Vocational

What does Person-Centered Care Look Like Each Day?

Meeting person-centered needs
Respecting each person’s sense of self
Giving a sense of purpose
Enabling residents to be needed
Creating opportunities for connections with others

Memory may fade but feelings remain

Providing growth through new experiences is necessary…. Life-long learning is an expectation!