Vetter Senior Living Presents Comprehensive Dementia Care Training

Omaha, Nebraska – Vetter Senior Living team members completed Comprehensive Dementia Care Training at the Embassy Suites on August 5-6, 2013, featuring Erin Bonitto, Founder and Lead Coach at Gemini Consulting, Inc.

Vetter Senior Living is proud to provide this advanced training to its communities. This marks the beginning of a comprehensive program for all team members, designed to enhance Quality Life and Quality Care for residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

For more details about this event, or to schedule your tour of Southlake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center, please contact Jen Wolf- Wubbels at 402-327-6310

“Erin Bonitto is a wonderful hands-on educator who exemplifies excellence. I found this seminar to be very educational and a truly personal experience. I was motivated, inspired, and it gave me energy to take back and to use the tools, WHICH WORKED!!!”
– Jodi Palik, R.N., Assistant Director of Nursing & Memory Support Coordinator, Ridgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center, Seward, Nebraska

“Erin Bonitto provided an amazing experience that will begin the journey to providing World Class dementia care to each and every one of Vetter Senior Living’ residents and their families. It will give our entire team the tools to build upon our current knowledge and experience of providing the great care we all strive for. This is yet another example of the commitment to excellence that we have come to expect from Jack, Eldora, and the entire leadership team at VSL.” – K.C. Bruckner, R.N. – B.C., Director of Nursing, Gering, Nebraska.

Erin Bonitto, M.S., A.D.C., is the Founder & Lead Coach at Gemini Consulting, Inc. A presenter at over 350 conferences, Erin Bonitto is a sought-after keynote speaker, educator, consultant, and coach. Erin has had a rich career in healthcare beginning in high school, as a Dietary Aide. Inspired to life-long service, she later earned a B.A. in Psychology, an M.S. in Gerontology; and an Activity Director Certification. Erin is best-known as the innovator of ‘Life Enrichment Systems for Dementia’. Erin was invited to share her interdisciplinary program: ‘The Alzheimer’s-Dementia Lounge’ at the International Association of Homes & Services for the Aging 2009 Conference, in London, England. Since founding Gemini Consulting in 1998, Erin has spent most days each week providing hands-on coaching in nursing homes, assisted living centers, and senior care communities across the nation. Care providers in nearly all 50 states have lauded Erin’s down-to-earth style and real-world wisdom.

Southlake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center in is one of 30 skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities owned and/or managed by Vetter Senior Living (VSL) of Elkhorn, Nebraska. At Southlake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center, the administrator and team members develop plans to continuously improve their services and the facility with the support from the VSL network. Operating decisions are made locally to assure that Southlake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center remains responsive to the needs of its residents and the Lincoln community.

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