Immersive Experiences Lead to Valuable Insight for CLC Leaders and Partners
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
– Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
This quote from an American classic essentially states: “Walk a mile in my shoes.” The idea is to withhold judgement and instead build empathy by seeing a situation from another’s point of view.
At Christian Living Communities we take this idea quite literally, as our value of compassion prompts us to understand and sense the needs of others. Our journey to become an Eden Certified Community at Clermont Park all started with an overnight stay in our skilled nursing neighborhood by then Executive Director Jill Vitale-Aussem.
Recently, one of our long-time business partners also decided that, after 25 years of designing for senior living, his work needed insight from first-hand experience.
Read the full story here.
Photo at top right: Bill Brummett, Architect who stayed overnight in Someren Glen's skilled nursing community