Care Plan Contest Winner!

Hello everyone, We are excited to announce the winner of our Person-Centered Care Plan Contest! Kelly Cox, the ADON at Meadows Nursing & Rehab in Pennsylvania, sent us her creative solution to an issue she was having with a resident who was not safely transferring: My most recent person centered care plan was for a […]

Care Plan Snapshots

Hello everyone, Developing and updating care plans to ensure they include the required information takes a lot of staff time and attention. Unfortunately, they don’t usually live up to their potential for day to day usefulness and practicality. To help address this, we’ve developed a Care Plan Snapshot…a “Readers Digest” version of a care plan that […]

Care Plan Contest!

Hello everyone,   We hope you had a chance to read and share this week’s tidbit about developing person-centered care plans. We are announcing a new contest, and the winning entry will win a $100 gift card to buy items for your community!   How? Send us an example of a person-centered care plan for […]

Emotions Linger Longer

Hello everyone, Last month, had a great article by Dr. Elaine Eshbaugh about how the emotions of a person with dementia (whether positive or negative emotions) can remain with the individual long after the situation or event that caused the emotion to occur. For example, if you startle a person with dementia by coming […]

End of the Fall Cycle

Hello everyone, Now that we’ve finished discussing the DICE model for assessing and managing challenging behaviors, we’d like to hear from YOU! Please email us an example of how you and your staff have used DICE to address a challenging behavior of one of your residents. The communities that send us the best examples will […]