Changing the Culture of Care Planning
Learn the steps of building a care plan into a living, human document which truly addresses the person in all their personhood rather than identifying problems and remedies in institutional language.
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.
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.
Becoming Who They Were
Using this workbook and DVD, caregivers and housekeepers as well as the activities and social services staff will soon be comfortable engaging elders, staff and families in these delightful circles.
The video takes you into the learning circles of three Midwestern homes. Experience very powerful and delightful exchanges of staff and elders. Believe that you can make this happen in your home too.
Gather Round -- The Learning Circle
From making plans to sharing stories, from tackling challenges to just getting acquainted, the learning circle allows every voice to be heard and makes everyone equal. This video demonstrates the method for circles involving staff and residents, and illustrates how their regular use can promote person-centered care and enhance the lives of elders.
Nourish the Body and Soul
This full-color magazine-style publication is perfect for introducing staff, families, residents or anyone to the concepts of dining in the transforming home. Using stories, photos and even recipes, this collection of articles highlights the dining achievements of nursing homes across the country while sharing practical information about bringing similar changes to your own organization.
Various price options from single item to Deluxe Kit.