Taking Stock of Person-Centered Care Practices

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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 Coaching & Consulting Services Susan Misiorski and PHI Organizational Change Consultant Anna Ortigara co-wrote the article with Christine Mueller of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.
In it, the three authors briefly explain the intertwined histories of culture change and person-centered care, and detail the numerous organizational and governmental initiatives to promote the person-centered care movements over the last two decades.
The article uses survey data from 62 nurses, some of whom work at traditional nursing homes, some of whom work for facilities that were built specifically with culture-change values in mind.

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