Phyllis Ayman, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Phyllis Ayman

Phyllis Ayman, MS/SLP, is principal of PMA Speech Solutions LLP in Greenwich, CT.

Most recent articles by Phyllis Ayman

Montessori, not for kids only!

Dr. Maria Montessori, who became Italy’s first female physician in 1896, was a pediatrician and visionary educator who revolutionized children’s education by creating a model that has stood the test of time for over one hundred years. It is known as the Montessori Method founded on research and observation. Respect for the child is the…

Person-centered care is more than a buzz word

Person-centered is the “new” terminology for care in skilled nursing facilities. That seems almost like an oxymoron. Wouldn’t the care for people always have been person-centered? The truthful answer is no. While the Nursing Home Reform Law of 1987 states that each individual should be able to achieve their highest practicable level of function, the…

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