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The Valeo wellness philosophy centers on holistic care, maintaining and improving what is commonly referred to as the four components of wellness:
1. Physical: Engaging in self-care through both activity and proper nutrition
2. Social: Strengthening and developing existing and new relationships — both with people and pets
3. Intellectual: Performing creative, stimulating activities to re-ignite memories and preserve cognition
4. Spiritual: Reserving time to connect with one’s personal beliefs
Individuals who build a career at Tessera of Brandon are filled with optimism and a genuine desire to help others. You don’t just work here – you care, motivate and engage.
Our industry-leading training programs teach each team member — even non-clinically licensed employees such as operations, dining, or housekeeping — how to compassionately support the day-to-day needs of residents with memory impairments while finding ways to engage with them. Our methods and leadership give staff permission to slow down, make connections and gain a deeper understanding of residents’ lives.
Each team member — from housekeepers to bookkeepers to the kitchen and wellness teams — are considered care providers in the community and are trained to go above and beyond. Staff take time to truly get to know each resident, and work every day to create moments of joy. Employees are encouraged to blend personal interests and experiences with the lives of residents, lead group activities and interact on a regular basis. Residents have endless opportunities to stay engaged in positive experiences, yet can always find privacy and quiet time when they need it.
For the Valeo philosophy to achieve success, we encourage families to play a key role in engaging residents and rekindling joy and memories. Valeo is an opportunity to preserve the legacy and memories of family members for new generations.