Robin Lee Michel,Ā Hartford HealthCare Senior Companies
SOUTHINGTON ā Michelle Wyman, Ā life enrichment coach with Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing, obtained the 2016 Excellence in Caregiving Award from the Alzheimerās Affiliation Connecticut Chapter. The presentation was made on the Nov. 14 awards ceremony held in West Hartford.
Wyman, who joined the Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing workers in 2015, is a licensed social employee who has labored within the elder care area for greater than 30 years. Primarily based on the Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing-Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., she assists and coaches households and caregivers caring for somebody with dementia. Wyman additionally develops and implements evidence-based instruments to help sufferers with dementia, their households and caregivers.
āMichelle Wyman is extraordinarily obsessed with working with sufferers and households affected by Alzheimerās illness and associated dementias. I’m in awe of how she skillfully is ready to lower the stress, anxiousness and burden of caregivers and coach them towards profitable interactions with their liked one who has dementia,ā mentioned Wendy Martinson, this system director for Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing, and director of care transitions for Hartford HealthCare at Dwelling.
Wyman, a West Hartford resident, additionally trains household and caregivers on finest dementia care practices; works with group care suppliers to satisfy affected person and household wants; assisted in creating the Dementia Caregiver Useful resource Information; and conducts instructional periods. She additionally leads an Alzheimerās assist group and is a licensed StilMeeā¢ Alzheimerās coach.
āMichelle is a really type, caring and compassionate individual whose true ardour is to work with households and caregivers to enhance their interactions to take care of a loving and glad relationship with the individual with dementia and the caregiver/households,ā Martinson mentioned.
For extra info, go to Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome AgeingĀ and obtain the free Dementia Caregiver Useful resource Information. To talk with Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing, name 1.877.4AGING1 (1.877.424.4641).
Hartford HealthCare Middle for Wholesome Ageing, a not-for-profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Companies, is a useful resource and evaluation heart designed to boost entry to companies and data associated to attaining optimum high quality of life for seniors and their caregivers.