In an effort to share findings and elevate dementia care, Abe’s Garden® Continuous Education and Quality Improvement Coordinator Chris Coelho, Andrew Sandler, PhD, and VCQA’s John Schnelle, PhD, and Sandra Simmons, PhD, co-authored two published research papers:
- “Managing Person Centered Dementia Care in an Assisted Living Facility: Staffing and Time Considerations” in Gerontologist, June 2017
- “A Quality Improvement System to Manage Feeding Assistance Care in Assisted-Living” in The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (JAMDA), March 2018. An accompanying video can be viewed by clicking here.
Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D., Light and Health Program Director at the Lighting Research Center and Professor of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic, shares insight about promoting the right circadian stimulation for older adults at the right time.