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National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners recognizes Broadmead with Certified Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation

February 2, 2022

Ann Patterson and Stacey Young
Ann Patterson, VP of Health Services (left) and Stacey Young, Director, Center of Excellence Dementia Care (right)

Broadmead is proud to announce it has been awarded the Certified Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation upon its stellar achievement to advance memory care for the residents it serves by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, located in Sparta NJ. Broadmead is the first organization in the country to receive this stellar commendation.

The Certified Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation recognizes Broadmead for its commitment to person-centered memory care, a rigorous Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program, and, for its educational leadership.

As part of the process, Stacey Young, Director of the Center of Excellence Dementia Care, and Ann Patterson, Vice President of Health Services completed training to become Certified Dementia Care Managers, They participated in a rigorous survey process surrounding all aspects of care, policy, programs and procedures around memory care services at Broadmead to receive this commendation.

According to Stacey Young, Director of the Center of Excellence in Dementia Care, “It is a true honor to be recognized by NCCDP as the first to receive the Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation in the country. Broadmead’s vision is to be recognized as a leader in the care of persons living with dementia and in the training and support of their caregivers. This award honors the hard work, and dedication of the Broadmead team to create a model of care that supports dignity, compassion, respect, and the strength of the person living with dementia and their care partners.”

Established in 1979, Broadmead is a Life Plan Community with a long history of serving seniors in the Baltimore region. The sprawling 94-acre campus offers a full continuum of living options including Garden Homes, Hillside Home apartments, Taylor Assisted Living, Darlington Assisted Living for Memory Care, Hallowell Comprehensive Rehab and Care Center, and its Centers of Excellence in Dementia and Health and Wellness.

The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners was formed to promote global standards of excellence in dementia and Alzheimer's disease education and certification to health care industry professionals, caregivers, front line staff, first responders, volunteers, and correctional personnel providing services to the elderly with a dementia diagnosis.

Contact Cindy Yingling, VP of Advancement & Communication
443 578-8044

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