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The Culture Change Way: Empowering direct care workers to improve care

Rebecca Livesay, Program Associate – Communications and Outreach for NCCNHR
03/16/2010

The following is a guest post from Rebecca Livesay, Program Associate – Communications and Outreach for NCCNHR: The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care.

NCCNHR, the Pioneer Network, ombudsmen programs, citizen advocacy groups, and others around the country are working to spread culture change principles and practices in our nation's nursing homes. These principles are aimed at improving quality of life and care for residents by making nursing homes into true homes, not the medical-model institutions they too often are, with inflexible management hierarchies that put residents on the bottom of the pyramid.

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