Resource Library

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 resources, developed by leading experts to help you implement organizational culture change and person-directed care.


Pioneer Network believes that we have an opportunity to make the world a better place for today’s elders — and at the same time, we can create a new way to age for ourselves.

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Ageism is the stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination against people on the basis of their age.  — World Health Organization

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Care Planning

Person-directed care planning is a process of collaborating with elders to honor their choices.

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Culture Change Fundamentals

Understanding the basic principles of person-directed care is the first step in making an informed decision, asking the right questions and moving forward with implementation.

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Providing person-directed care and support to all is the goal, including those living with dementia. Check out these practical applications and tips.

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Find resources here for transforming the dining experience using leadership, assessments, and resident input.

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Engagement is essential to building relationships and knowing each person, and these are two of the keys to Quality of Life for the residents and staff. Understand how to better communicate with each other as well as ideas for how to engage in ways that promote meaning and purpose for all.

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Wise, compassionate leadership is an essential part of the culture change journey. Here are some necessary resources for leadership development.

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Physical Environment

Changing the existing physical environment of a nursing home in ways that improve residents' quality of life and without major expenditures is possible with these tools.

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A changed culture means respecting, supporting and empowering the workforce. These tools help to create and enhance a person-directed workforce and provide solutions to the challenges faced.

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