Providing the evidence-based Skills2Care program to care partners of people living with dementia and training OTPs to deliver the Skills2Care program.
Rachel is an occupational therapist and the founder and owner of Day By Day Dementia Consulting and the Dementia Collaborative LLC. Rachel is certified in Skills2Care® for caregivers of individuals living with dementia, and she is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Rachel is also a certified master trainer of Skills2Care® through Jefferson Elder Care and trains occupational therapists from around the world in the Skills2Care® program. She is also currently a volunteer advisory council member for Dementia Society of America.
Previously, Rachel was an adjunct faculty member in the occupational therapy departments at Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University. She also worked as the occupational therapist and Dementia Service Coordinator for the Pew Charitable Trust Grant with Jefferson Elder Care.
Rachel attended Penn State University for her Bachelor's in Rehabilitation and Human Services and minor in Psychology and attended Thomas Jefferson University for her Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy.
She previously served as the Gerontology Chair for the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association's (POTA) District V Board. She also owned and operated a patient care practice, Day By Day Home Therapy, for 6 years, serving clients living with dementia and their care partners in the Delaware Valley.
Devon, Pennsylvania 19333