"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. And the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great."
I find deep personal satisfaction in being able to make a positive difference in the lives of the residents I have the privilege to serve.
* Nursing Degree from Romania, followed by decades of experience.
* Masters Degree in Geriatrics & Nursing Homes Administration from Belgium.
WHAT I DO
*closely manage the care of all residents according to their wishes with their family & under their doctors orders.
* provide direct care on a regular basis.
*owner of Alpine House since 1996.
WHAT I'VE LEARNED
It doesn’t take a prescription to dispense comfort, compassion, and caring,
MY GUIDING PRINCIPLES
*Grant to others the respect and decency we seek for ourselves.
*Acknowledge and value individual differences. Celebrate personal strengths.
*Honor the wisdom that comes with aging and life-experience.
Sometimes I inspire my residents; more often they inspire me.
CAREGIVER : just another word to describe a person strong enough to tolerate anything and soft enough to understand anyone.
CAREGIVERS' TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
All Alpine House CAREGIVERS have at least 3 years of hands-on direct care experience as Nursing Assistants in other long-term care facilities or community care settings, current CPR & First Aid, annual continuing education training &, above all things, genuine compassion & empathy for the elderly.
WHAT WE DO
*emphasize the positive, the enjoyable - creatively, imaginatively.
*earn one's trust through genuine care and commitment to their well-being