Bethany Village's Silver Recognition is a significant milestone in the organization's culture change journey. More importantly, it reassures residents and families that effective policies, practices, tools, and systems are in place to meet a broad range of resident, family, and professional health care giver needs and preferences.
Nursing home residents appreciate caring staff, but workers could do a better job honoring resident wishes, survey findsJanuary 10, 2014
Caring staff members who form close relationships with residents are a strength of long-term care facilities, but workers could more consistently honor residents' choices and privacy, according to recently released focus group data.
There are arguably many areas of long-term care that need more research, but one that is most intriguing is the need for better leadership practices for administrators. Luckily, the Harvey Picker Center of Innovation & Applied Research is looking for a way to help.