Positive Approach™ to Care
> Honoring individuals abilities to meet their needs
> Training available at ALL of our memory care communities
> Supportive practices and encouragement to loved ones
The cornerstone of Summit Care’s dementia therapy program is adopted through the internationally renowned dementia care expert, Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach™ to Care
(PAC). The Positive Approach™ to Care is a delivery system of caregiver education which strives at all times to: Connect, Protect, Reflect, Engage and Respond.
Summit Care provides a certified PAC trainer, mentor and dementia specialist to our staff as well as other health professionals, making our expertise available to those within the senior living community. This unique system of caregiver education helps each person, especially the resident, have more meaningful days.
The Positive Approach has countless benefits!
> Teaches caregivers effective management techniques for challenging behaviors and stress triggers
> Uses specific techniques that encourage resident participation in daily life
> Provides training for a comprehensive understanding of dementia’s effect on the brain and behaviors
> Increases satisfaction of the resident, community and caregiver by celebrating individuality and uniqueness of each person.