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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

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.residentcenteredcare.org/LTC%20Improvement%20Guide%20For%20Download.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Planetree, Inc.

Funding Sources

Picker Institute, Inc.


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 2010
  • Original Summary: 03/2012
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Last updated: January 16, 2013.