Life is a Bridge Dementia Immersion Program


03.01.12

The Life is a Bridge Dementia Immersion Program was presented Friday, February 17 to Monday, February 20, 2012 by Michael Verde to high school students and residents at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, FL. Attendees also included Treasure Coast Hospice staff that care for patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Residents, like nurses, certified nurse's aides, social workers, and chaplains.

The teenage and hospice residents learn to build bridges by expanding compassionate care for patients and each other. Starting Friday evening with an introduction and wrapping up Sunday afternoon, the itinerary includes a progression of workshops, intensive training, buddy visits, as well as individual and group activities.

Upcoming Life is a Bridge Training Immersion programs at Treasure Coast Hospice will be Tuesday, June 19 to June 22 and Tuesday, August 7 to August 10, 2012.