The Pathways Series

Webinar | 15 December 2022, 18:00 UTC +0000

Join us if you welcome help, and would like to improve your ability to manage your energy, motivation, and perspective— for your own wellbeing—and in order to better provide the quality care that you desire to achieve.

These free online monthly 30-minute sessions are for caregivers and care professionals who welcome help, and would like to improve your ability to manage your energy, motivation, and perspective— for your own wellbeing—and in order to better provide the quality care that you desire to achieve. While we have a specific audience in mind, anyone interested is welcome to join.

Host


Rahzeb Choudhury

Founder @ Lifelong Inspiration

Rahzeb is the founder of the platform company Lifelong Inspiration, which focuses on advancing person-centredness in commerce and society through strategy and technology solutions consulting and product or service development. In long-term care, Lifelong Inspiration is most well known for True Doors®, decals help that improve the lives of people with dementia. True Doors began as a social art and life story project and is now a respected brand adopted from Tasmania to Vancouver. Rahzeb has been a London city banker, market analyst, and globe-trotting language technology entrepreneur. He and his family are based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Speakers


Dr. Gary Irwin Kenyon

Author, Tai Chi Teacher and Gerontologist @ Pathways to Stillness

Dr. Gary Irwin-Kenyon is founding Chair and Professor, Gerontology Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Daphne Noonan

Co-founder @ Person Centered Universe

Daphne has twenty years of experience working in a variety of roles in long-term care in Ontario and Atlantic Canada. Alongside Person Centred Universe, she is currently the Executive Director of Nashwaak Villa Nursing Home in New Brunswick, which she has taken through a transformation to become an award-winning Planetree Gold Certified organization following the principles of person-centred care. At Person Centred Universe she provides transformational leadership coaching and other consulting services, develops new programs, and is a sought-after speaker in industry events. Daphne holds a BA in Gerontology, MA in Adult Education, a diploma in Health Sciences specializing in Therapeutic Recreation, and is certified for Dementia Care Mapping from the trailblazing Bradford University in the UK. She has previously been a board member of the provincial and national Federation of the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada.

Ashley King

Co-founder @ Person Centered Universe

Ashley first became interested in the field of aging when she was providing care to her grandmother at home. She has fifteen years of experience in community and long-term care. Alongside Person Centred Universe, Ashley is the Executive Director of Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home in New Brunswick. Ashley has developed numerous training programs including the use of individualized music therapy, therapeutic recreation, and Snoezelen Rooms, among others. Ashley holds a BA in Gerontology, is a certified educator for the Dementia Understanding the Journey Course, holds a certificate from the NCCDP as a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is certified for Dementia Care Mapping from the trailblazing Bradford University in the UK. She has previously been a board member of the provincial and national Federation of the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada.

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Agenda 2022

  • Should Tai Chi become a standard tool in dementia care?

     

    The Best Eldercare

    8am EDT / 9am AT / 2pm CEST Wednesday 27 April

    Sometimes the answers are found in what we already know. Gary and Rahzeb look at the case for embedding tai chi in daily dementia care.

    Gary is a pioneer of narrative gerontology and using tai chi with special groups, including elders in long-term care. He is founding Chair and Professor of the Gerontology Department, St. Thomas University, Canada, and a Fellow of the Andrew Norman Institute for Advanced Studies in Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Southern California.

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  • What have we learnt about using social robots in eldercare?

     

    The Best Eldercare

    9 am EST / 3 pm CET Wednesday 30 March

    Rahzeb connects with Dr. Wang Long Li of Tiny Bots, The Netherlands, a pioneer using social robots as tool in home care settings for people with cognitive impairment, who has the vision to help solve a global social challenge of a shortage of care professionals. Wang will help us to understand what is possible with the technology now and in the near future, while sharing lessons learned from their design process and implementations.

     

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  • Pathways

     

    12 pm EST Thursday 31 March

    Join us if you welcome help, and would like to improve your ability to manage your energy, motivation, and perspective— for your own wellbeing—and in order to better provide the quality care that you desire to achieve.

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  • Pathways

     

    12 pm EST Thursday 31 March

    Join us if you welcome help, and would like to improve your ability to manage your energy, motivation, and perspective— for your own wellbeing—and in order to better provide the quality care that you desire to achieve.

    Find out more and register

     

  • Selfcare, Education, Quality, Staffing, Innovation

     

    The Best Eldercare

    Throughout 2022

    The Best Eldercare articles and interviews bring together experts from around the world to share their knowledge and ideas to help educate us all on their area of specialisation. We talk to care professionals, researchers, people with lived experience, and entrepreneurs. We focus on person-centred care, human-centred design and human rights-based approaches.

     

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  • Pathways

     

    12 pm EST last Thursday of each month

    Join us if you welcome help, and would like to improve your ability to manage your energy, motivation, and perspective— for your own wellbeing—and in order to better provide the quality care that you desire to achieve.

    Find out more and register

     

  • What can we expect from VR in eldercare?

     

    The Best Eldercare

    BROADCAST - January 2022

    For this conversation, Rahzeb connected with Dr. Tanya Petrovich of Dementia Australia. Tanya and her team are award-winning trailblazers when it comes to VR for eldercare. They’ve been working in the space since 2013 and, as a consumer organisation, bring an objective, measured voice around VR.

    Read, listen, learn and share

     

  • Why is human-centred design needed for nursing homes?

     

    The Best Eldercare

    BROADCAST - February 2022

     

    For this discussion, Rahzeb talked with Florence Mathieu from Aina, France, on the critical need for co-creation-based design approaches for nursing homes. This talk comes at a time when around the world there is a growing focus on and investment to redesign large facilities into more home-like and human-scale spaces. Florence explains the evidenced-based systems thinking and approach behind human-centred design, using examples from a redesign project to illustrate the improved results versus other traditional design approaches.

     

    Read, listen, learn and share