Play to Learn
Culture change requires high involvement from everyone in the organization. Games and activities get people involved right away in the learning process. They learn not only about the topic at hand, but how to work together.
Alarms: The New Deficient Practice? Eliminating Alarms and Reducing Falls by Engaging With Life
This groundbreaking workbook shows how in many cases alarms can actually contribute to falls rather than prevent them. Follow the journey of Oakview Terrace, a nursing home which removed all personal alarms in 2007, and in the process actually decreased fall rates and pressure ulcers while increasing quality of life. Learn how to work within the regulations to remove these intrusive and institutional devices from your home, creating a more peaceful and natural living environment.
This is a great tool for neighborhood and household coordinators, for activities professionals, for caregivers or any staff, for volunteers and families trying to make a difference in the lives of elders
Conversations With Carmen: Archived Webinars (last 3 mos.)
If you were not able to participate in recent Conversations With Carmen, you may purchase access to the archived conversations and hear them at your convenience. Hear a variety of well-known Culture Change experts, addressing a full range of important topics.
Mouth Care Without a Battle
Mouth Care Without a Battle is a state-of-the-art evidence-based approach to person-centerd daily mouth care for persons with cognitive and physical impairment. It combines best practices in oral hygiene with proven techniques to address behavioral challenges to care.
Life Happens in the Kitchen
Learn about the innovative dining possibilities that can be options for all types of nursing homes regardless of where they are in the Culture Change process: Traditional, Transformational or Neighborhood. This workbook is divided into three sections. Different dining styles and the facilities that have implemented them are featured throughout the book.