Moving beyond resistance to restraint minimization: a case study of change management in aged care.

  title={Moving beyond resistance to restraint minimization: a case study of change management in aged care.},
  author={Susan J Johnson and Joan Ostaszkiewicz and B D O'connell},
  journal={Worldviews on evidence-based nursing},
  volume={6 4},
AIM This case study describes a quality initiative to minimize restraint in an Australian residential aged care facility. APPROACH The process of improving practice is examined with reference to the literature on implementation of research into practice and change management. The differences between planned and emergent approaches to change management are discussed. The concepts of resistance and attractors are explored in relation to our experiences of managing the change process in this… CONTINUE READING

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