At a recent Activity Professionals meeting, the education piece was presented by Charlene Coffey Alexis, (a resident in a Long Term Care facility) on Empowering Residents. I was very impressed and ask permission to add it to our website. You can read her script here
Meet Kathleen Mears:
Kathleen Mears has been a nursing home resident in Ohio for 18 years. She is an incomplete quadriplegic and uses a power wheelchair to get around. Her computer is her “window on the world.” Her blog shares her thoughts and view of life as a nursing home resident as well as ideas of how it might be improved in the future.