Brenda Deckman, ADC/MC
Brenda Deckman is an Activity Director certified through NCCAP. She has worked most of her 20+ year career with people living with dementia, and her certification has an emphasis on memory care (ADC/MC). She was trained in Validation at the George M. Leader Institute and is a Certified Validation Worker. She is recently retired from her most current position as the Program Services Coordinator at Arden Courts of Wilmington, a 56 bed Assisted Living Memory Care Community in Delaware. She has delivered short overview lectures on Validation to state activity professional associations, in lectures open to the public, and as part of new employee orientation. She currently serves on the board of the New Jersey Activity Professional’s Association (NJAPA) as the Nominations Chairperson.