August 2022 Newsletter: Naomi Feil: A Pioneer in Person-Centered Care

August 2022 Newsletter: Naomi Feil: A Pioneer in Person-Centered Care

In this 60-minute presentation at the recent Pioneer Network Conference, Vicki de Klerk, Naomi Feil’s daughter, talks about how Naomi developed the Validation method in the 1960’s and 70s; the struggle to get professionals and family members to stop using reality orientation, diversion or lying and start treating disoriented older adults with respect, honor and empathy. […]

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Team Validation in the Senior Living Home Bianca Maria in Cadro, Italian-speaking Switzerland

Team Validation in the Senior Living Home Bianca Maria in Cadro, Italian-speaking Switzerland

In 2016 We choose to go beyond the usual philosophy of the house, we seek something broader. The aim was to provide a new vision, to shift the focus to another, important aspect that until then had received little attention : the whole person. Different methods were being evaluated : Gentecare, Montesori, Validation
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