OTR/L, Senior Consultant, Business Development and Design Specialist
As founder and president of Dementia Care Specialists, Kim is also a member of the consulting team. With more than 28 years of experience as an occupational therapist, she is an expert in dementia care grounded in evidence-based models, including the Allen Cognitive Disabilities Model.
Kim has set up many memory care environments and programs, and has educated thousands of therapists and other health care professionals on implementing the Warchol Best-Abilities Care ModelSM. This philosophy of care is based on her belief that every individual with Alzheimer’s/dementia is unique.
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“With commitment and preparation, we can ensure that people at all stages of dementia achieve their emotional and functional potential and that providers achieve success.”
OT/L, Consultant and Implementation Specialist
Chris earned her B.A. degree in psychology at the University of Dayton and her B.S. degree in occupational therapy at Chicago State University. She has extensive experience in various geriatric settings including psychiatry, hospital rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and home health.
In addition to consulting, Chris is a CPI Global Professional Instructor, teaching our Dementia Capable Care courses at open enrollment and on-site programs. She is also an Allen Authorized Instructor.
“I know what our model can do. Helping an organization transition from anxiety to an all-consuming passion for dementia care is extraordinary.”