Moments Matter
......for the Love of Jerry-atrics!

Resume

 

 

Jerry Lynn Daniels

Providence Forge, VA

jerrylynndaniels@outlook.com

www.momentsmatter.net

(904)575-0395

OBJECTIVE

To find a Regional Memory Care position that would allow me to utilize my passion, personality, compassion, enthusiasm, dependability, customer service, organizational and management skills for the growth of the organization as well as for myself and the senior citizens we serve.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Education – Adult Education and Training  (MAED/AET)
  • Bachelor of Science – Interdisciplinary Studies (Business & Education)
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)
  • Activity Consultant Board Certified (AC-BC)
  • State of FL Elder Affairs Approved Alzheimer’s Disease and other related Disorders Training Provider
  • State of FL Elder Affairs Approved Alzheimer’s Disease and other related Disorders Training (ALF Levels 1 & 2, Nursing Home, Adult Day and Hospice) Curriculum Creator.
  • Over 18 years’ experience in memory care, management, geriatric recreation, event planning and volunteer coordination
  • Experience facilitating Family Councils and Memory Care Support Groups
  • Completed the FHCACA Florida Leaders Program – July 2013
  • 26 Hour Florida Assisted Living Facility Administrator Core Training Completed 3/13

 
EXPERIENCE

Regional Director of Resident Programs; Commonwealth Assisted Living;Charlottesville, VA; October 2015 – Present

  • Regional Memory Care & Activity Support for 11 Assisted Living Communities throughout the East/Central region of Virginia
  • Regional Support for 20+ professionals which include Sweet Memory Coordinators (memory care), Assisted Living Activity Directors and Program Directors.

 Heartland Village (Memory Care) Leader; Elmcroft of Timberlin Parc; Jacksonville, FL; July 2015- Ocboter 2015

 Social Service/Activities & Admissions Coordinator; Glenmoor Health Center; (Independent/Assisted Living/Skilled Nursing); St. Augustine, FL; April 2013 –  July 2015

 Interim Activities & Memory Care Consultant; Plantation Key Nursing Center; Tavernier, FL; November 2012 – March 2013

 Activities Consultant, Fort Caroline Gardens, Jacksonville, FL; August 2011 – November 2012

  • Working with Fort Caroline Gardens’ staff to develop an effective memory care & activities program and maintain compliance.

 Activities Director/Harts Harbor Health Care Center; (SNF & Memory Care); Jacksonville, FL; January 2012 – November 2012

  • Supervised Activities Department – 180 residents

 Activities Director/Social Service Director/Staff Educator; Taylor Home, Jacksonville, FL; Extended Congregate Care Community; April 10 to August 2011

  • Supervised Activities Department – 4 staff - 226 residents
  • Provided Activities – 226 residents (SNF, ALF, Independent Senior Apartments)
  • Responsible for staff education of 125 staff members
  • (Maintained educational compliance for both ALF and Skilled Nursing)
  • Provided Social Services – 24 residents (5/11 – present)

 Recreation Director, Riverwood Center, Jacksonville, FL; November 09 to April 10

  • Supervised Activities Department – 12 staff members
  • Provided Recreation – 240 residents
  • 40 bed secure unit

 Activities Director/Social Services Director/back-up to Admissions, Taylor Home, Jacksonville, FL June 08 – November 09

  • Supervised Activities Department – 4 staff
  • Provided Activities and Social Services – 226 residents (SNF, ALF & Independent Senior Apartments)
  • Handled Social Services’ concerns/issues 114 residents

 
EDUCATION
University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, FL –  Master’s in Adult Education & Training (MAED/AET); Completed  2/16/15

 Jones College, Jacksonville, FL–  Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies/Education & Business (BS) – August 2012 – Magna Cum Laude

Collins Healthcare Education, Orlando, FL

MEPAP I & MEPAP II Completed December 06

90-hour modular education program for activity professionals

 

Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Elementary/Special Education – Transferred16 credit hours

Attended Fall 2004 Dean’s List

 

Cumberland College, Williamsburg, KY

Elementary/Special Education – Transferred 33 credit hours

Attended Fall 2002 – Spring 2003 Dean’s List all semesters

 

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Elementary/Special Education – Transferred 49 credit hours

Attended Fall 2000 Spring 2001 Dean’s List first 3 semesters

Honors List last semester

 

Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale, MS

Microsoft Excel & Power Point – Completed 4/98

 

West Bolivar High School, Rosedale, MS Completed 5/90

Joe Barnes Vocational Technical Center, Rosedale, MS

Joe Barnes Vocational Center

Intensified Business Training I & II Completed 5/90

AFFILIATIONS

Florida Health Care Activities Coordinators Association

Alzheimer’s Association Walk Participant

 


ACCOMPLISHMENTS


Developed State of Florida Elder Affairs Approved Curriculum for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Levels I & II to be taught in healthcare facilities as well as creating Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders 3-hour & 1 Hour curriculums for Nursing Homes, Adult Day Care & Hospice

 

Guest Speaker for Senior Advocates; Virginia Beach Senior Expo; March 2016

 

Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association District IX President - July 2012 – October 2015

 

Budget and Finance (Ways & Means)Committee Chair; Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association; July 2013 –  August 2014

 

Annual Conference Exhibitor and Sponsor Chair; Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association; July 2013 – August 2014

 

Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association District IX Secretary - July 09 – July 2012

 

Advocate for Alzheimer’s Disease and Senior Care.

 

Guest Speaker – 2 Memory Care Sessions; FHCACA Annual Conference - July 2012

 

Panel Discussion Facilitator; FHCACA Annual Conference – July 2012

 

Guest Speaker FHCACA District IX – Jacksonville

Elmcroft of Timberlin Park

“What’s Your Aging IQ?”

November 2011

 

Guest Speaker FHCACA District IX - Jacksonville

“Please Remember:  In the Moment” Dementia Training

September 2011

 

Guest Speaker FHCACA District XIV Lecture – Daytona Beach

“In Their Moment” Alzheimer’s & Dementia Training

February 2011

 

Co-Speaker FHCACA District IX Lecture – Jacksonville

 “Programming Special Events & Entertainment”

January 2011

 

Guest Speaker FHCACA District IX Lecture – Jacksonville Beach

“Marketing in Activities”

July 2010

 

Co- Speaker FHCACA District IX Lecture - Jacksonville

“Specialty Tracking

March 2010

 

Jacksonville Elder Care Examiner Freelance Writer

http://www.examiner.com/x-63842-Jacksonville-Elder-Care-Examiner.com

 

Created a Professional Networking Website for Activity

Professionals July 09 – Present http://www.momentsmatter.net

 
 

REFERENCES
 

Margaret Dowless, RN, DON

Previous Co-Worker (Glenmoor)

Previous State Surveyor

(904)254-7600

 

Manny Alvarez, CEO, LNHA

Previous Supervisor (Plantation Key Nursing Center)

(859)444-8226

 

Eva Shaw, RN, DON

Previous Co-Worker (St. Augustine Health & Rehab)

(386)334-4291

 

Rhonda Al-Nahdy, LPN, Executive Director

Previous Supervisor (Fort Caroline Gardens)

 (904)514-5810

 

Tanya Raulerson, RN, NHA

Previous Supervisor (Taylor Home)

(904)397-0163

 

Brandy Kangieser, RN, DON

Previous Co-Worker (Taylor Home)

 (904)994-6413

 

Kendall Bryan, NHA

Previous Supervisor (Glenmoor)

(904)386-4993

 

 

Additional References Available Upon Request

Professional Portfolio Available Upon Request