Changing the Culture of Aging in the 21st Century
Inspiring culture change, supporting innovation, providing an opportunity for learning.
Pioneer Network is the national leader of the culture change movement, helping care providers to transition away from a medical, institutional model of elder care to one that is life affirming, satisfying, humane and meaningful. Pioneer Network advocates for a culture of aging in which individual voices are heard and individual choices are respected. Our goal is transformational culture change in organizations to foster care that is directed by the person receiving it.
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Dementia Care and COVID-19: How do we move forward?
Bonnie Burman, Ohio Council for Cognitive Health Jennifer Brush, Ohio Council for Cognitive Health and Brush Development All of us have been impacted by COIVD-19 in many ways, both professionally and personally. The presence of the virus has also created… Read more
How You Measure Nursing Home Quality Matters
Rahzeb Choudhury, Founder, Lifelong Inspiration – simple solutions for complex problems, Amsterdam Area, Netherlands It stands to reason that when you rate a care or nursing home as outstanding, good or bad, you need to be using the right measures… Read more
In These Times of Strife, Can You Do Better?
A Message from Pioneer Network President & CEO, Penny Cook The past few months have been incredibly challenging for many of us, and especially for long-term care communities. We are at a historic time in our country where once again, the… Read more
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Resources to Help you Begin or Continue Your Culture Change Journey
We are here to help you every step of the way. Whether you are just getting started or you have been on the culture change journey for some time, here are valuable resources, developed by leading experts to help you implement organizational culture change and person-directed care.See All
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Toolkits, Books & More
In our store you'll find the tools you need to be successful implementing culture change. We have starter kits and staff education programs, developed by experts and tested by care providers.See All
Welcoming LGBT Residents: A Practical Guide for Senior Living StaffView Product
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