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Humanitude, a new approach to memory care, comes to Salmon Creek

Caregivers at The Hampton at Salmon Creek Memory Care Community undergo special training

By Nika Bartoo-Smith, Columbian staff reporter
Published: February 16, 2023, 6:01am
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Certified nursing assistant Benjamin Nikolaychuk shares eye contact and a reassuring touch with a resident at The Hampton at Salmon Creek Memory Care Community, using techniques from a new approach to memory care called Humanitude.
Certified nursing assistant Benjamin Nikolaychuk shares eye contact and a reassuring touch with a resident at The Hampton at Salmon Creek Memory Care Community, using techniques from a new approach to memory care called Humanitude. (Photos by Amanda Cowan/The Columbian) Photo Gallery

With a comforting hand, warm smiles and eye contact, Benjamin Nikolaychuk, Brooke Killinger and Whitney Konrady explained to a resident at The Hampton at Salmon Creek Memory Care Community that they were going to help her stand up and take a few steps.

They slipped a sheet behind the resident’s back and gently guided her out of the chair.

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