October 24, 2012

What a beautiful day

This morning as I walked to the Ilima neighborhood wanting to wish Uncle Bud Uyenoyama a happy 97th birthday. When I got there, care partner CNAs Dee and Faina were setting up a table in front o...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Antidote to Helplessness, giving care, Meaningful Activity, Principle 4, Principle 5, Principle 6, Principle 8, variety and spontaneity

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October 12, 2012

Resident Shares Her Crocheting Expertise

Hale Makua Wailuku Resident Marieta “Nana” Yalon learned to crochet at school in the Philippines at the age of 15, and has been crocheting ever since. At Hale Makua, she makes tote...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, care balance, Eden Alternative Principle 4, giving care, person centered care, resident directed care

October 11, 2012

Residents Participate in Care Partner Training

Care partner Ruby Yadao met with the members of the Hale Makua Kahului Resident Council to ask them if there were things that could be taught or shared with new hires to improve the quality of care...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, care balance, Eden Alternative Principle 4, giving care, person centered care, resident directed care