Discover, celebrate, and honor abilities.
For each person with dementia throughout every stage of the disease, a light continues to burn brightly from within. To fan those embers, the Warchol Best-Abilities Care Model
℠ provides the positive perspective and support to help you discover a person’s remaining abilities, engage their interests, nurture their soul, and cultivate quality of life.
This philosophy of care, developed by Kim Warchol
, is built on the belief that every resident with Alzheimer’s/dementia is unique. When you make the Warchol Best-Abilities Care Model
℠ a part of your care approach and combine it with training
, you’ll have the skills to simplify a resident’s world, find the just-right level of challenge, reduce fear and anxiety, and enable vitality. You’ll have strategies for making a person’s social and physical environment supportive, adapting your approach to gain the person’s understanding and trust, and helping them feel the greatest level of independence, pride, and self-worth. You’ll provide unique and exceptional person-centered care that helps people with dementia thrive—not just survive.
Throughout her years as a dementia care trainer, activist, and consultant, Kim has heard from countless professionals who have said that integrating the Warchol Best-Abilities Care Model
℠ into their culture of care is “transformational.” They proudly embrace the model to make life better for their residents, themselves, their coworkers, and their communities.
Make the Model a Part of Your Care Approach.
We believe that every person living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias is unique. We believe that individuality and abilities should be discovered, celebrated, and honored, and that you can help people live to their emotional, spiritual, and functional potential at every stage of the disease. If you believe this too and want more information about bringing the Warchol Best-Abilities Care ModelSM
to your organization, please call 877.816.4524 or use our contact us