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The Inn on Westport Awarded Bronze Level Designation for Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®, a Positive Approach to Memory Care

Center for Applied Research in Dementia Presents Credential

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Feb. 21, 2020)The Inn on Westport, a community managed by The Goodman Group, has received the Bronze Level designation as a Montessori Inspired Lifestyle® Credentialed Community from the Center for Applied Research in Dementia. Achieving this credential demonstrates that the community has established outstanding efforts to improve the quality of life for memory care residents through the values and principles embodied in the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle approach of care.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to positively impact the quality of life for residents by using the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle approach of care,” said Kyrsten Fokken, executive director of The Inn on Westport. “We are honored to receive this award. Thank you to the dedicated and gifted staff who provide Platinum Service® and a Montessori Inspired Lifestyle to residents.”

The Inn on Westport’s Pearls of Life® memory care offers Montessori Inspired Lifestyle, a positive approach to providing care for adults living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This approach of care is based on the methods of Maria Montessori, as adapted for adults by Dr. Cameron Camp, founder of the Center for Applied Research in Dementia. Dr. Camp is the innovator and founder of the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle approach to dementia care. This approach allows residents to focus on their individual strengths and engage in meaningful activities to stimulate the mind and improve overall quality of life.

For more information on the credentialing process, please visit https://www.cen4ard.com/mil-credentialed-communities/.


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