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.
Old Age in a New Age
In Old 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.
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With a Little Help from Our Friends - Creating Community as We Grow Older
Experiments from across the country with new living arrangements that balance independence and community as one grows older.
In this book, an award-winning journalist tells the story of people devising innovative ways to live as they approach retirement, options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors.
Champions for Care
The workbook is designed to provide any and all staff members with the skills needed to work as a team, to take on leadership responsibilities, and to work together to create a world where residents receive quality care and employees enjoy a good work life.
The Dawn of Transformation
This is the workbook that inspired the authors' book In Pursuit of the Sunbeam. It can be used alone or as a companion to that book.
It includes worksheets, resources, exercises and discussion topics, and is designed with the professional trainer and consultant in mind, as well as enthusiastic folks in any assisted living or skilled care facility - staff development, Administrator, DON, Steering Team, or small household or neighborhood team.
In Pursuit of the Sunbeam (2nd ed.)
"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 Shields Change Matrix 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.
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.
Catalyst Clips Volume 1
This DVD-based training package allows you to inexpensively bring in a variety of outside speakers to share "just the nuggets" you need to get your team focusing inward and acting outward to help your facility on its culture change journey.
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A Tale of Transformation - 4 Stages to Tell the Story
This workbook and DVD is filled with images, learning circles, stories of culture change that will guide you, whether you're at the earliest stage (institutional) or have already transformed your facility and energized your staff in the transformational and neighborhood stages, or completely renovated into the Household Model.
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.