A Three-Part Introduction and Exploration of Culture Change
Set of 3 DVDs (270 minutes total) plus CD with handouts
What Is Culture Change?
(1 hr 23 mins)
Introducing the national culture change movement and the Pioneer Network that spearheaded it, this training session describes culture change models including the Eden Alternative, the Regenerative Community, Bathing Without a Battle, and the Neighborhood, Household and Green House models. Outcomes from leading Pioneer homes illustrate how to change the institutional culture without spending money.
Artifacts of Culture Change: An Organizational Readiness and Assessment Tool
Learn how to use the Artifacts of Culture Change measurement tool to identify and document the concrete changes made within your organization in your efforts to create a homier environment and practices that improve the lives of elders in your care. In reviewing the 78 improvement points in the Artifacts Tool, learn about culture change practices you may not have considered in your efforts to shift from institutional to individualized care.
Individualized Care Planning: Getting to Know the Person
(1 hr 19 mins)
Regardless of your setting, this presentation will help you find new ways to get to know the elders you serve and better meet their needs. Discover ways to put each person back in the “driver’s seat of their lives” and how to soften the institutional assessment process. Review the federal assessment and care planning requirements as well as what goes into determining the “highest practicable level of well-being.”
Carmen Bowman, MHS was a Colorado state surveyor for nine years, surveying nursing homes, assisted living residences, and adult day programs. She was a policy analyst with CMS where she taught the national CMS Basic Surveyor Training Course. She now works as a contractor to CMS, and co-developed the Artifacts of Culture Change tool. Carmen facilitated the Creating Home national symposium in 2008, which explored the environmental requirements and Culture Change. She is the owner of Edu-Catering: Catering Education for Compliance and Culture Change in long-term care, which provides Culture Change consultation. Carmen is a nationally-recognized expert in Culture Change and is a frequently invited speaker at national industry conferences.