Becoming World Class with Resident-centered Dementia Care
Heritage of Bel Air team members completed Comprehensive Dementia Care Training at the Embassy Suites on August 5-6, 2013, featuring Erin Bonitto, Founder and Lead Coach at Gemini Consulting, Inc.
Vetter Senior Living is proud to provide this advanced training to its communities. This marks the beginning of a comprehensive program for all team members, designed to enhance Quality Life and Quality Care for residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Erin Bonitto, M.S., A.D.C., is the Founder & Lead Coach at Gemini Consulting, Inc. A presenter at over 350 conferences, Erin Bonitto is a sought-after keynote speaker, educator, consultant, and coach. Erin has had a rich career in healthcare beginning in high school, as a Dietary Aide. Inspired to life-long service, she later earned a B.A. in Psychology, an M.S. in Gerontology; and an Activity Director Certification. Erin is best-known as the innovator of ‘Life Enrichment Systems for Dementia’. Erin was invited to share her interdisciplinary program: ‘The Alzheimer’s- Dementia Lounge’ at the International Association of Homes & Services for the Aging 2009 Conference, in London, England. Since founding Gemini Consulting in 1998, Erin has spent most days each week providing hands-on coaching in nursing homes, assisted living centers, and senior care communities across the nation. Care providers in nearly all 50 states have lauded Erin’s down-to-earth style and real-world wisdom.
Heritage of Bel Air is one of 30 skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities owned and/or managed by Vetter Senior Living (VSL) of Elkhorn, Nebraska.