Edited by Judah L. Ronch, Ph.D., and Audrey S. Weiner, D.S.W., M.P.H.
520 pages, 7″x10″ paper cover, 2013
Health Professions Press
This book explores the path to accomplishing organizational change. It guides by examole and reveals what is possible and how to overcome the challenges to be faced when effecting change. For practioners, educators, funders, advocates, surveyors, and professional staff from nurses to social workers to administrators, Models & Pathways for Person-Centered Elder Care provides:
- detailed accounts of what person-centered care looks like in practice
- essential considerations for the workforce
- tips and ideas for overcoming common barriers
- a solid business case for implementing culture change and gaining competitive advantages
- concrete perspectives on the issues and processes surrounding new ways of providing care.
Readers who are just beginning to adopt culture change in their communities or those well into the person-centered journey will find in these pages the inspiration, motivation and practical strategies to guide their organization towards the future of elder care.
Suggested ways to use this book:
- Share copies with the medical director, department heads and board of directors. Assign each person a chapter. Ask each person to report briefly at a meeting, discussing implications for the care setting
Use it as a guide and reference as to create quality improvement programs