The Science of Brain Health , The Care of Angels
Guardian Angel Homes has the finest Independent, Assisted Living, & Memory Care homes in the nation! We are one of the first in the industry to embrace a truly unique approach to Brain Health and Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care by incorporating The Enhance Protocol® into the care of every resident.
The Enhance Protocol® is currently offered at the Richland Washington location. It is coming to the Hermiston Oregon, Liberty Lake Washington, and Post Falls Idaho locations approximately October 2021.
The Enhance Protocol®: Interactive Metronome
The Interactive Metronome® (IM) consists of a steady beat and several types of buttons (hand held, foot pad, etc). The goal for the client is to match their physical pattern with the pattern of the beat down to the millisecond for a sustained amount of time.
Cognitive ability is linked to mental processing speed!
Cognitive and behavioral changes noted after 12 sessions of Interactive Metronome:
- Increased sustained attention over time
- Increased ability to tune out distractions and multi-task
- Improved working memory
- Improved impulse control and self-monitoring
- Improved mental processing speed
- Improved problem solving/reasoning skills
Good candidates for Interactive Metronome are people who are experiencing:
- Poor initiation of action
- Impaired attention
- Poor cognitive speed
- Poor mental stamina
- Poor planning/organization
- Poor sequencing
- Poor time management
- Poor memory skills
- Reasoning/abstract thinking
- Poor auditory processing
- Poor word finding
- Poor fine motor skills
- Poor motor planning
Interactive Metronome has shown improvements in the following areas of the brain:
Interactive Metronome technology improves the efficiency of a person’s internal brain clock and temporal processing ability. This increased neural efficiency results in more efficient brain connectivity, communication, and synchronization via increased integrity of the brain’s white matter tract-based communication system, producing more efficient and effective communication between critical brain networks.
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