Company: Oakwood Creative Care
Posted on: January 17, 2023
If you got into Social Work to make a difference, you're found
the right position. We're looking for a dementia expert, that is
values-driven, mission-focused, who is passionate about working
with seniors with dementia (and their families).
What's a Dementia Hub Social Worker?
Oakwood Creative Care, a non profit specializing in "day clubs" has
developed a new program called the Dementia Hub that will bring
support, education, and community together to create a place that
supports seniors and their families. This new position will provide
the opportunity to leave a lasting imprint as part of a dynamic
team of experts that will work together to combine their expertise,
interests, and passions to make a difference.
At OCC, we are a passionate, creative, out-of-the-box thinkers, who
are finding ways to bridge the gap in what Medicare will pay for
and what our community actually needs. We don't have all the
answers, but we are obsessed with figuring it out. We think that
when we lead with giving purpose, meaning, respect, and fun
regardless of a fading memory we can make a tremendous impact. We
are here for the challenge and love what we are doing.
Our team is driving the conversation in removing the stigma of
dementia care and lack of resources that are easily assessable to
our community. This new program is pioneering an entirely new way
to bring together families and people living with dementia giving
them a wrap around opportunity to reduce isolation, relieve care
partner burnout, and improve quality of life. The team is made up
of an Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Hub Coordinator, and you (the
-Conduct support groups at Memory Caf--'s.
-Host educational classes at the Dementia Hub and around the
-Collaborate in the development of creating fun community events
such as ice cream socials, paint parties, happy hours, drum
-Guide clients and their families through the journey of dementia
while offering support and resources
Serve as a pillar of advocacy for families
Keywords: Oakwood Creative Care, Mesa , Social Worker, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona
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