Announcing the Elder Engagement Performance Improvement (EEPI) tool
Charles de Vilmorin
Sep 16, 2021
The goal of the #ActivitiesStrong initiative is to acknowledge, educate and empower activity and life enrichment professionals in senior living communities. One way we’ve done this is by developing and...
Clinical briefs for Friday, June 18
Jun 18, 2021
‘Gold standard’ for dementia care focuses on person-centered practices: panel … Delta, now a ‘variant of concern,’ accounts for 10% of new U.S. COVID cases, CDC says … Vaccine effort turns...
Where did person-directed care go?
Mar 15, 2021
As we mark the one-year anniversary of life-altering changes brought about by COVID-19, I think about those aspects of life that left me, and those that have arrived. What has left me? Air travel,...
The ticklish balancing act: Resident rights vs. care quality
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
May 08, 2018
Balancing the rights and desires of residents with the need of the facility to avoid citation and litigation can be very tricky, but the payoff can be definitely worth it when done right. Here’s...
Feb 27 webinar: Employee-centered culture to improve care, retention
Feb 06, 2018
A special McKnight’s webinar on Feb. 27 will explore the connecting between worker retention, culture and how an employee-centered approach will ease worker shortages.
Treat yourself to a person-directed 2018
Jan 18, 2018
In case it hasn’t registered yet, the cultural shift from provider-directed care to person-directed care has carried over effectively into the updated state survey processes being implemented secondary...
Person-centered care paying dividends at Kansas facilities
Dec 06, 2017
An in-person survey of 320 Kansas nursing homes showed that facilities with a specific approach to patient-centered care had more satisfied residents than those without it.
How does your staff feel about person-centered care?
Nov 22, 2017
For just about every study, conference talk or article touting the benefits of person-centered care in nursing homes, it seems an argument can be raised to dispute the findings.
‘Resident for a Day’ program delivers insights, recommendations for LTC leaders
Nov 13, 2017
A program that placed administrators-in-training into the shoes of nursing home residents helped promote person-centered care, new research finds.
Nana and Paw Paw, lessons in person-centered care
Oct 27, 2017
As we all prepare for the upcoming Phase 2 Requirements of Participation with an increased focus on comprehensive person-centered care planning, we could all learn a few things from my in-laws.