Deb Penn receives certification from the NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CERTIFIED DEMENTIA PRACTIONERS

Deb Penn is certified by NCCDP

Penn owner and CEO of Autumn Accolade Inc located five miles south of Pekin Illinois has worked with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease residents since the opening of her facility in 2003. Penn recently received her certification from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

There are 3.5 to 4.5 million people in the United States who have some type of memory failure. The need for quality care for those individuals is beginning to overwhelm families, Doctors, and the individuals who suffer. Locking these people away is not the answer. Developing a way to reach each one on their own terms with the aid of their caregivers and Physicians is the key. Much patience and love must be part of the program.

Autumn Accolade Inc. is a 40 unit facility located on a large country estate and has devoted it’s time and training to the memory impaired. As we age most people will incur some forgetfulness and will need assistance with the daily activities of life.

Autumn Accolade Inc. holds regular sessions with family members to give them support and training on the subject of Alzheimer’s and Dementia based illnesses.

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Autumn Accolade Inc. offers free consultation to the families who need to become more familiar with the disease. To schedule an appointment with Deb Penn Please call 309-256-4771 or e-mail her at autumnaccolade@grics.net

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