Barbara Southall is the Director of Memory Care and Life Enrichment for Wingate Healthcare. She oversees all areas of Wingate’s lifestyle programs, including Wingate’s signature memory care program, The Neighborhood, and life enrichment program, Aqua by Wingate. The programs incorporate Wingate’s three Ws – Wisdom, Wellness and Warmth – to provide each resident with purposeful activities for intellectual stimulation, movement and spirituality.
Barbara has over 16 years of experience in healthcare. She has a Bachelors of Science from Salem State. Barbara brings great knowledge and expertise with her certifications in Montessori Dementia Care, Dementia Practitioner, and as an Advanced Activity Professional. She specializes in person-centered care, habilitation approach, validation techniques, home skills, sensory, culinary, functional exercise, use of state of the art technology programs, virtual programming and much more. Barbara brings a comprehensive understanding of the development and implementation of meaningful and purposeful programming.