Long-Term Care Improvement Guide

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Long-Term Care Improvement Guide

Description

This guide was created to propel long-term care communities in their improvement efforts by presenting a collection of concrete strategies for actualizing a resident-directed, relationship-centered philosophy. It supplies providers with tools, data, and practical resources so they can make informed decisions as they consider implementing culture change initiatives to deliver person-centered care.

The guide is divided into three parts:

  1. Making the case for change
  2. Building community—a process for transformation
  3. Practical approaches for building a resident-centered culture

 

Developer:

Planetree, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Picker Institute, Inc.

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: March 2012
Last Updated: 01/16/13

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