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Palm Tree

Breaking Away From the Pack

January 5-7, 2016
South Seas Plantation,
Captiva Island, FL

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  Tuesday, January 5
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Judah Ronch and John Erickson

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Keynote Peter Rabins

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break  

10:30 a.m. – noon Flourishing under fire: What long term care leaders can do to promote wellbeing for persons living with dementia Kim Van Haitsma

noon – 1 p.m. Lunch  

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Differentiation Begins with Unlocking the Power of Your Organization’s Belief System – Leveraging the Brand Inside Your Organization Karl Speak
  Wednesday, January 6
7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. Breakfast available, grab and go

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Keynote Lisa Genova

Break Out Session 1
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coaching: A Relational Approach to a Person Centered Culture in Dementia Care

Susan Misiorski

  Engaging residents, family members and staff in fulfilling preferences for everyday living: How do you know when you are successful?

Kim Van Haitsma and Katherine Abbott

  The Memory Care Landscape: Financing, Market Trends, and Strategy Bob Kramer, Ryan Novaczk and Bill Holman

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Break  

Break Out Session 2
11 a.m. – noon Supportive Environmental Design as a Dementia Care Differentiator

Jane Rohde

  Becoming an Ambidextrous Organization in Dementia Care: How to Innovate for Today and Tomorrow

Ryan Frederick 

  Bringing out the Best When People are at Their Worst Peter Rabins

noon – 1 p.m. Lunch  

Break Out Session 3
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Driving a Culture of Employee Excellence

Dawn Usher 

  Dementia: A Family Disease

Peter Rabins 

  “We can’t provide season tickets to the opera”: Staff perceptions of providing preference based person centered care Katherine Abbott

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Assessing the Innovation Ecosystem: Promising Solutions for Dementia Care Providers David Lindeman
  Thursday, January 7
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Making the Business Case Scott Townsley

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Picture Yourself in the Winners Circle Peter Rabins

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Break  

11 a.m. – noon The First Person Perspective; Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Peter Rabins with Linda MacCallum and Paul Larson

  Closing Remarks Peter Rabins

noon – 12:30 p.m. Boxed Lunches Available

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