MC5 Event – Re-Imagining Person-Directed Culture: It Starts with a Conversation

Join members of the team from MC5 and special guests the 4th Wednesday of each month as we share stories and best practices, explore challenges faced, and together re-envision what Person-Directed Care can look like for seniors in Missouri, especially for those living and working in Missouri’s Long-Term Care and Assisted Livings communities.

October 25, 2023: Filling the Holidays with Meaning and Purpose
Special Guest: Carrie Chiusano, Executive Director for Presbyterian SeniorCare Network’s Dementia Care Center of Excellence
Conversation Starter: Come prepared to discuss best practices as well as challenges faced as you work to make the holiday season one that has meaning and purpose for the residents in your community.

Special guest, Carrie Chiusano has thirty plus years of long-term care experience with Presbyterian SeniorCare Network. Most of those years were spent helping to shape and implement the internationally renowned Woodside Place philosophy of specialty care for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Carrie is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.