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Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) is a professional trade organization for Home and Community Based Services Providers. Our member agencies provide supported employment, residential services, day services, respite services, personal assistance, professional services, specialized medical equipment, etc. for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the state of Tennessee.
Our goal is to empower our member agencies and the communities they serve with beneficial communications, educational training, networking and advocacy opportunities.
2014 TNCO LEGISLATIVE DAY ON THE HILL and RECEPTION
FEBRUARY 18-19, 2014
American Association of MSE
Multi-Sensory Environment Workshops
March 28- 29, 2014
The Orange Grove Center is proud to co-sponsor a two day educational program with the American Association of Multi Sensory Environments. The program will cover the SENSORY ENRICHED ENVIRONMENT IN THE CARE AND SUPPORT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS.
This educational program will provide an overview of sensory processing in patients with Alzheimer's Disease and related Dementias, staff tactics for sensory friendly environmental and communication approaches, and methods to track status of sensory parameters at each stage of dementia.
This two day program is recommended for direct support professionals, nurses, therapists, caregivers, college undergraduates in human service programs, therapeutic recreation specialists, supported living administrators, long term care and nursing home program directors. Click here for registration information. ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED.
TNCO COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
TNCO Committees set the pace of our overall success by endorsing and encouraging planning, cooperation and understanding amongst service providers. We continually look to recruit professionals from within our agencies that are willing to offer their unique talents, valuable ideas and creative solutions to ensure our agenices are offering quality services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilties across the state. The best way to get involved and network within TNCO is to find a committee that interests you. please view the committee descriptions here.
Members: If you are interested in having your agency and/or executive director featured, please email LaTonya Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org