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Education in everyday caring makes a difference

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 10, 2019 |

Staff members who participated in dementia care training share how it makes a difference in their everyday care giving: Don’t take any behaviors personally.** Build trust by spending time with each person.** Learn to read the cues of a person. A non-verbal person may ordinarily smile as a greeting; but if there’s no smile, she’s having a bad time of it.

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Well-Being … What does it mean? Consider …

By Jude Magers | November 14, 2018 |

Well-being is two words brought together as a way to express life experience

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HOME, a place to nurture the well-being of others

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 13, 2018 |

It is rare that a Sister of Providence going to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods doesn’t say, “I’m going home.” It is rare that visitors to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus don’t remark on the…

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A dementia friendly HOME at the Woods

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 25, 2018 |

HOME is a culture change. Its intention is to make the entire Woods a dementia-friendly place for both those living with cognitive challenges and for their families and friends. HOME is an acronym for Helping Ourselves Meaningfully Engage.

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WVHC celebrates new transition

By Jason Moon | February 28, 2014 | Comments Off on WVHC celebrates new transition

Wabash Valley Health Center officially transition to a Federally Qualified Health Center.

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