Pioneer Networking and the Culture Change Movement

We are glad you are interested in staying up to date with the latest news and events in the culture change movement.  Check back here regularly to read blog posts from both Pioneer Network staff and other culture change and person-directed care experts.

Have You Hardwired Your Communication System?

Amy Elliot and Barbara Frank The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it is taking place.   — George Bernard Shaw “Know each person” is a cornerstone of Pioneer Network’s values and principles, but how do we know a person in… Read more

Taking Stock of Person-Centered Care Practices

PHI Blog Person-centered care is being gradually implemented throughout U.S. nursing homes, although progress has been slow and much more work still needs to be done, a paper published in the latest issue of Generations argues. PHI National Director of… Read more

Quality Pays — and Person Centered Care is a Path to Quality!

Matt Younger, CEO, Northwest Health Services, Inc.; Former Administrator of the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation, Missouri DHSS; Member of your Pioneer Network Education Committee One thing we’ve learned in health care in the last several years is that investing… Read more