Feb 5, 2014
Assisted living experts Beryl D. Goldman, Ph.D, RN, NHA, Director for Kendal Outreach LLC, and Director for Marketing and Public Relations at The Kendal Corporation, were the first guests on the expanded one-hour Boomer Generation Radio program that debuted on WWDB-AM February 4.
GOLDMAN, Ph.D, RN, NHA, Director for Kendal
plays a critical role in facilitating restraint free policies and care practices. Currently, she oversees the Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative, which received a grant for its 17th year in July of 2012; and the implementation portion of The Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Best Practices Project, a five-year project which ended in 2006; and also led the implementation for a one-year project, Models to improve Care, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health. Currently, Beryl serves as Project Director for the federal Health Resources and Services Administration Nursing Education, Practice and Retention Grant in partnership with Widener University. This three-year grant is designed to improve the quality of care provided in nursing homes in the Delaware Valley by offering leadership training to nursing leaders working in long-term care. In addition, Beryl serves as the Outreach Leader for the national Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup, which includes representatives of academia, the health care industry, and government working together for safety.
Bill Silbert is the director of marketing and public relations at The Kendal Corporation.
Over the past 40 years, The Kendal Corporation has earned a national reputation for excellence in the development of communities and services for older men and women, based on a system of values and practices reflecting Quaker principles, including equality, community, simplicity and respect for the individual. Kendal communities are now located in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland and Virginia. More information is available at www.kendal.org.