Our ICA Consultants Are Enthusiastic Evangelists for the TDI Model!
ICA Consultants: Guiding Your Journey to Excellence in Dementia Care
At the heart of the Transactional Dementia Intelligence (TDI) Model's transformative potential lies a dedicated team of ICA Consultants, your first personal point of contact with ICA, poised to navigate the unique path of implementing this pioneering approach within your organization. ICA Consultants play a pivotal role in illuminating how the TDI Model can revolutionize dementia care for administrators, staff, dementia clients, and their families.
Understanding the Role of ICA Consultants
ICA Consultants are the bridge that connects your organization to the world of TDI, facilitating a smooth transition towards the new gold standard in dementia care. Their primary mission is to comprehend your organization's specific needs, challenges, and aspirations, and then tailor the TDI Model to suit those unique requirements.
Informative and Supportive
ICA Consultants bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience, allowing them to explain the TDI Model comprehensively. They are well-versed in the intricacies of this innovative approach, capable of breaking down complex concepts into digestible information. This aids in fostering a clear understanding of how the TDI Model can be applied within your organization.
What sets ICA Consultants apart is their unwavering commitment to your organization's success. They don't simply provide information and walk away; instead, they remain engaged from day one through the years of your TDI Model journey. This long-term commitment means they are there to offer guidance, address challenges, and celebrate achievements as you embed the ICA Transactional Dementia Intelligence culture across your entire organization.
Diverse Backgrounds, Shared Passion
ICA Consultants come from diverse backgrounds, each with their own unique set of experiences and expertise. However, what unites them is a profound passion for supporting organizations in their quest to deliver the new gold standard in dementia care. Their shared goal is to see the TDI Model transform dementia care on a global scale, ultimately improving the lives of dementia clients and their families.
ICA Consultants act as your personal guides on a journey toward excellence in dementia care. They illuminate the path, customize it to your organization's unique landscape, and provide unwavering support as you implement the TDI Model from top to bottom. With their dedication and expertise, they ensure that the ICA Transactional Dementia Intelligence culture becomes an integral part of your organization's identity, promising a brighter future for all involved in the world of dementia care.
Meet Your ICA Consultants
Michael Krauthamer - Midwest USA
Michael Krauthamer is an accomplished musician who learned at an early age the positive influence of music. He uses music as a tool to elicit strong emotions and also calm and give comfort to those in need. He graduated from Indiana University with a B.A., and an emphasis in Human Behavioral Science with a minor in Social Psychology. From his first experience with Alzheimer’s disease, he learned that through observing their actions and locating “their reality” he could effectively communicate. Once this was accomplished, he used two simple techniques to communicate and “redirect” what some people call “behaviors,” meaning negative behaviors.
Monica Stewart is the Director of Operations for Amped in Louisville, KY. She has a BS in Economics and her Masters in Business Administration. She has an extensive background in banking, human resources, insurance, sales, healthcare and the nonprofit sector. She seeks to provide career development and encourage the educational journeys of adult learners and their families. She is the CEO of Transitions Caregiver Solutions (TCS) which provides resources to caregivers from aging parents to children with mental or physical challenges. Her passion is to promote health equity to all families in her community which is why she started her business. She has been a caregiver for her mother, stepfather, and husband over the past 12 years and saw the need to connect families to much-needed resources.
Lillian Courtney is an accomplished Executive corporate coach, creative confidence consultant, and master workshop facilitator with a strong background in the multinational, educational, and health sectors. She has a passion for building confidence and reducing stress among founders, executives and teams.through effective coaching tools and different methodologies. Throughout her career, Lillian has been instrumental in enhancing teams levels of creativity, confidence in driving profits for companies. By drawing from her diverse experience across various industries, Lillian's expertise and accreditation has earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor and mentor. Having trained with top global Forbes leaders, she brings a powerful up to date toolkit for the new world to deal with any given situation ahead.Her involvement in Toastmaster International as President for Blarney Toastmasters, Ireland, adds to her global leadership.
Alicia is an Alzheimer's & Dementia Educator. She owns Serenity Alzheimer's & Dementia Training LLC. She has been giving care for over 16+ years for Alzheimer's and Dementia. She gained most of her experience from caring for her granny, who resided at home with the family. She cared for her every day until she passed. She is a self-published book author of many books and other writings. This exposure gave her all the hands-on experience she needed. She found she loved working with the elderly and being a caregiver. She has worked in every professional environment available. Her mission is to give families "peace of mind." She wants to offer her wisdom and experience to caregivers, families, and health professionals who need to be educated about Alzheimer's / Dementia.
Patrick has served in a wide variety of roles and locations, including Scotland, Papua New Guinea and the inner city of Chicago. As a pastor he relished the opportunities to provide personal care to people in need of encouragement and consolation, and who were often experiencing life crises. His current role allows him to provide leadership to those who are marginalized and often-times overlooked or ignored by society. Previously Patrick served as a Regional Director and Director of Community Engagement for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. He has volunteered for more than fifteen organizations. Currently he is board chair for Ray of Hope, a ministry to street children in Cambodia. His is also a life coach, having received training from IPEC (International Professional Excellence in Coaching) as well as a graduate of Center Quest school for Spiritual Direction.
We're adding quality, new people as ICA Consultants all the time. Please feel free to refer big-hearted dementia care professionals who want to be a part of bringing the "new gold standard" to dementia care, worldwide!