Virtual Tour Helps BNF Staff Understand Dementia
BALDWYN, Mississippi—Baldwyn Nursing Facility recently hosted a Virtual Dementia Tour to help staff better understand their residents with dementia. Among participants were (from left) Jennifer Roberts, RN, infection control coordinator; Amanda Moore, RN, clinical nurse educator; Jean Claire Bounds, Second Wind Dreams nursing home certified trainer and memory care consultant; and Tyler Allen, RN, director of nursing. For more information about Baldwyn Nursing Facility, visit www.nmhs.net/bnf.
The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction. The VDT was created by P.K. Beville, Ph.D., an award-winning geriatric psychologist, dementia expert, and founder of Second Wind Dreams, Inc. Proceeds from the sale of Virtual Dementia Tour support the work of Second Wind Dreams, an international, nonprofit organization recognized as the first in the nation committed to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams for elders and the offering of innovative educational opportunities to caregivers, families, and communities. For more information about Second Wind Dreams and the Virtual Dementia Tour, call (678) 624-0500 or visit www.secondwind.org.