Barbara Speedling, BS
President/Quality of Life Specialist
Innovations for Quality Living
Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist, is a New York based quality management consultant who provides education, training and support to community, residential and long-term care providers in the development of programs and services to meet a broad range of behavioral health needs. Barbara specializes in improving the quality of care and quality of life of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, mental disorders, brain injury, and complex psychosocial needs.
In keeping with the core values of person-centered care, Barbara works closely with caregivers to evaluate and develop individualized approaches to the behavioral and psychosocial needs of their residents. In 2014, she authored, “Why is Grandma Screaming?” a guide to improving the quality of life for people living dependently. In 2017, she followed with “Toward Better Behavior,” offering strategies for improving the assessment and care planning process.
Sunday, October 7
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Tuesday, October 9
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM