Tuesday, September 1st (Session B1) - Envisioning the Future: Through the Eyes of Team Members

Session B1

Team members working in residential care settings over the past few months have been faced with the need to keep caring, even through unbelievable circumstances.  Jennifer Craft-Morgan welcomes 4 care givers from different settings, leading them in discussion as they tell their stories and reveal lessons learned that will help as we shape the future for team members.  

1. Recognize how the changes over the past months have impacted care team members.
2. Describe how including care team members in decision making has impacted their ability to cope with the changes brought on by covid-19.
3. Gain new insights to support your ability to advocate for the changes that care team members identify. 

Jenny Brown

Director of Recreation at Village of Aspen Lake

Jenny Brown has been working in the field of Elder Care since 1995, beginning as a Music Therapist in private practice before moving into the field of Recreation.  She received her Bachelor of Music Therapy from the University of Windsor, as well as a diploma in Leadership in Long-Term Care and Retirement Living from Conestoga College.  In her work, Jenny supports the Recreation Team and the Village to provide meaningful recreation opportunities and life enrichment for the Neighbours who live at Aspen Lake.  She is passionate about “Putting Living First” and enjoys sharing this passion with others through her work as Co-Chair of the Support Advisory Team (a team which acts as “wise counsel” to Schlegel Villages in supporting Culture Change initiatives) and as a member of her village’s Village Advisory Team.

Vicky Buchannan

CNA, Fair Haven, Birmingham, AL

When Vicky Buckhannan’s grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he was admitted into a nursing home in Lineville, Alabama. Vicky set her heart on being the one to take care of him, so she became a CNA. That was 26 years ago, and Vicky has been caring for older adults ever since. Vicky has been on the team at Fair Haven for almost a year and a half. She spends most of her work day caring for residents, but also enjoys occasional duties as the relief person for the Central Supply Director. Vicky is a graduate of Cleburne County High School in Heflin, AL, and attended Jacksonville State University for 2 years.

Jennifer Craft-Morgan

Associate Professor, Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University

Jennifer Craft Morgan, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her research focuses on jobs and careers, attempting to understand how policy, population, workplace and individual level factors shape how work is experienced and how work is organized across care settings. She is a national expert on recruitment, training and retention of frontline health care workers highlighting the impact of good jobs and high-quality training. Dr. Morgan has published widely in highly-ranked peer reviewed journals, authored many reports and translational tools, and has presented extensively at a variety of regional and national conferences. She has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator of twelve grant-funded workforce-related research projects.  She is currently President of the Southern Gerontological Society and co-chair of the Carework Network.

Brigitte Marc

LPN, Park Springs

Brigitte Marc, LPN, attended nursing school in NTC and then in August, 2015, she came to work at Park Springs in Atlanta, Georgia.   If you ask her about her work, she will tell you that she loves being a nurse in long-term care. Caring for the elderly is her branch.  When COVID-19 struck this past spring, She and her husband made a pact that she would shelter in place at Park Springs during their “lock-in” and he would stay safely at home.  

Denise Hyde

Host

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(Survey) B1: Envisioning the Future: Through the Eyes of Team Members
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2 Questions Please give us your feedback. Objectives: Recognize how the changes over the past months have impacted care team members. Describe how including care team members in decision making has impacted their ability to cope with the changes brought on by covid-19. Gain new insights to support your ability to advocate for the changes that care team members identify.
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