We’re excited to introduce you to our fabulous Memory Care Director extraordinaire, Sabrina Powers. Sabrina has joined the Melody Living Lake in the Hills community and is deeply connected with our memory care residents and their families. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Sabrina to learn more about her and wanted to share that with you too!
Q: Can you share with us what a day in the life of a Memory Care Director entails at Melody Living’s Lake in the Hills senior living community?
A: Of course! In my new position, I am responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Memory Care Community. Expectations are to coordinate and implement programs and services designed for residents with cognitive impairments; meet or exceed standards of care; encourage and assist each Memory Care resident to function at their highest level of ability; and by word and action reassure families and friends that residents are safe, secure, and well cared for here at Melody Living.
Q: That’s fantastic! With all of that said, how do your personal values connect to those of Melody Living’s mission?
A: My passion is to promote independence in residents with cognitive impairments by encouraging them to participate in meaningful activities throughout the day and assisting them in engaging in a life of purpose on a daily basis.
Q: With the Eight Dimensions of Wellness as the foundation here at Melody Living Lake in the Hills, it seems like your personal values seamlessly integrate with the community’s mission. How long have you been with Melody Living to-date?
A: I started on June 7th, 2021.
Q: Can you share with us more about your experience with senior living?
A: I have been working in Memory Care since 2011. I have worked in both Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing communities, and have been a Memory Care Director since 2013. I also am a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).