Piedmont Crossing trains to rethink care for those with dementia
Piedmont Crossing, a continuing care retirement community in Thomasville, has implementated of Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care.
This training model offers care techniques and education that increase the communication between someone with dementia and their caretaker resulting in a positive interaction.
Jan Briggs, health center administrator at Piedmont Crossing and a registered nurse, was eager to find a program that could improve care for those living with dementia. After much research, Briggs determined that Teepa’s PAC was an appropriate fit for Piedmont Crossing.
“This program offered exactly what we were looking for – a way to connect with those affected by dementia on a level we have never done before,” stated Briggs.