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Welcome & Introduction
Your Hosts from The Eden Alternative
Carol Ende – Executive Director
Joseph Sexton – Education Coordinator
The Webinar Basics
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Webinar Participant Incentive
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What is The Eden Alternative? Carol Ende
How the Seeds of Eden Spread Carol Ende
Eden Trainings Joseph Sexton
What does it mean to “host”? Joseph Sexton
The Benefits of Hosting Joseph Sexton
The Requirements to Host Joseph Sexton
Pricing & Scholarships Joseph Sexton
Webinar Participant Incentive Joseph Sexton
Questions & Wrap-Up Carol Ende/Joseph Sexton
What is The Eden Alternative?
Part of a social movement to change the way we think about and care for our Elders.
Based on the core belief that aging is about continued growth and development.
Based on 10 guiding Principles that are ancient ideas about how we should live.
Focus on the care of the human spirit as well as the human body.
Begun in the nursing home environment.
Creating Human Habitats where love matters.
Dr. William and Jude Thomas
How the Seeds of Eden Spread
Begun in one nursing home in upstate New York in 1991
17,000 Trained Eden Associates
Hundreds of organizations (private, public, non-profit, VA)
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Special Care, CCRC’s, Independent Living
Hundreds of Registered Eden Homes
US, Canada, Australia, Europe, Japan
Now poised to help Elders living at Home and their Carepartners. “Eden At Home”
Certified Eden Associate Training
3-day training that focuses on the 10 Eden principles/practices and subjects such as:
The Culture Change Movement
Changing our Paradigms
How to Change a Nursing Home
Organizational Range of Possibilities
Pets, Plants, Kids
Action Planning, etc.
Attendees will leave inspired, hopeful and fully prepared to bring real transformation back to their organization and meaning to the lives of Elders and Care Providers.
Leadership Pathways to Culture Change : 2-day training focused on the leadership pathways to a successful Eden journey, which are rooted in the 10 Eden Principles. Develop leadership skills necessary to successfully to drive Culture Change in your organization.
Open Hearts Open Minds : 4-hour intensive training that introduces groups of up to 25 to the the 10 Eden Principles. Designed to reach critical mass of awareness of Eden and the Principles for Staff, Elders, Families, Communities . Once Hearts are opened, Minds will follow. (Also offered in Webinar format soon)
The Pathway to Growth : Once your garden is planted, growing yourself, your team, your Elders, and your organization can be a challenge in the complex world of Long Term Care. This training will introduce the GROWTH model as a tool to help you become an expert gardener in changing the culture of your home.
Eden Trainings – Eden at Home
The Eden at Home Series – Trainer Certification
Creating Quality of Life for Care Partner Teams - General
Creating Quality of Life for Care Partner Teams – Dementia Specific
Laura Beck – Program Director
(607) 351-3082 [email_address]
What does it mean to “host”?
The Benefits of Hosting
What’s in it for my organization?
Avoid costly travel & lodging expenses with on-site training
Lower training costs by earning Scholarships for your staff
Train more staff
CEUs for your staff
Market Recognition – Embracing Eden training demonstrates your commitment to Culture Change
Regulators, Surveyors, and Ombudsmen can attend training at your site at no cost to them
Allows staff from other organizations to learn from you, which helps you qualify you for more Scholarships (open training)
Returning Certified Eden Associates can attend at no cost
Recent Study From a Home that Implemented Eden Principles
Decreased need for antidepressant and psychotropic prescriptions
Decrease in average # of medications per Elder
Decreased drug cost
Reduced incidents of pressure sores
Reduced incidents of incontinence
Decrease in Irritability Scores
Decreased number of skin tears
Increased Revenue and Net Operating Income
Decrease in staff absenteeism
Requirements to Host
Hosting sites provide the following:
Training Venue (at your own location, a community center, a church, or any place suitable for holding a training event)
Audio Visual Equipment
Lunch and refreshments
Assistance in promoting the training (contacting your local/state/personal contacts to spread the good word)
Commitment to send attendees from your organization (the most successful trainings)
How Eden Supports You
Eden Provides a Turnkey Training Solution:
On-site Certified Eden Educator (Eden covers all travel/lodging expenses)
All educational materials
Ships all necessary manuals, texts, supplies directly to the host site (excluding the few supplies the host is requested to provide)
Arranges for CEUs through NAB
Manages entire registration process (easy online registration)
Responds to all telephone/email requests for information
Promotes the training (HTML email blasts, postcards, flyers, telephone campaigns, edenalt.org website)
Pricing & Scholarships
Certified Eden Associate Training (3 Days)*
Corporate Rate: $400 (30 or more from same organization)
Group Rate: $425 (10 or more from same organization)
Group Rate: $460 (5-9 from same organization)
Group Rate: $475 (2-4 from same organization)
Registered Eden Home Rate: $450 (must be on the Eden Registry)
Single Participant – Early Bird Rate: $495 (register 10 days prior)
Single Participant – Standard Rate: $550
Scholarships are granted to the host home based on the total number of paid participants from all organizations .
2/20 3/30 4/40 5/50 6/60 7/70
*Rates are per participant
Leadership Pathways to Culture Change (2 days)
Registered Eden Home: $325
Group Rate: $335 (2 or more from same organization)
Single Participant – Early Bird Rate: $350
Single Participant – Standard Rate: $400
Open Hearts Open Minds (1 day / 2 Four-Hour Classes)
1 Day Training up to 50 Participants: $3,000
1 and ½ Day Training up to 75 Participants: $4,500
2 Day Training up to 100 Participants: $6,000
The Pathway to Growth
(Contact the Eden Home Office)
Webinar Participant Incentive Send 10 paid participants from your organization, and receive a 10% Discount off Group & Corporate Rates! Attention VA Homes: Contact us for additional incentives
Questions and Wrap-Up “ The discovery of virtue in the necessity of old age is the single greatest achievement in the history of humankind. Old age is far from a forgettable vestige trailing after the bloom of youth. It is humankind’s greatest discovery.” -Dr. William Thomas, M.D.