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"The sunbeam," the right to home, has eluded the frail elders of this country for too long. It is time for a change. In Pursuit of the Sunbeam is a guide for individuals and organizations looking to embrace the true home of the resident-directed Household Model. Based on James O. Prochaska's stages of change,the Norton and ShieldsChangeMatrix plots the transformational journey from beginning awareness of the need for change on a personal level through physical and organizational reconstruction into households licensed as skilled nursing facilities.
Culture Change Now! magazine is our way of spreading the word about culture change, using articles and stories to interest and entertain our readers while educating them about each step in the process, and about the movement as a whole. We call it a magazine because it has the feel of journalism tempered with storytelling, but it is entirely unlike the average newsstand publication.
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.
InOld Age in a New Age, award-winning journalist Beth Baker takes readers on a journey ito some of the best places in America for elders to live. In these remarkable nursing homes, residents have a say in their everyday lives, enjoy an environment that looks and feels like an ordinary home, live with dignity and purpose, and find comfort in close relationships with caregivers.
Culture Change Now! magazine is our way of spreading the word about culture change, using articles and stories to interest and entertain our readers while educating them about each step in the process, and about the movement as a whole
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