Self-managed work teams in nursing homes: implementing and empowering nurse aide teams.

  title={Self-managed work teams in nursing homes: implementing and empowering nurse aide teams.},
  author={Dale E Yeatts and Cynthia M. Cready and Beth Ray and Amy DeWitt and Courtney M. Queen},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={44 2},
PURPOSE This article describes the progress of our study to examine the advantages and costs of using self-managed nurse aide teams in nursing homes, steps that are being taken to implement such teams, and management strategies being used to manage the teams. DESIGN AND METHODS A quasi-experimental design is underway where certified nurse aide (CNA) teams are being established in five nursing homes (NHs) in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, and five additional NHs are being treated as… CONTINUE READING

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