Transforming nursing home culture: evidence for practice and policy.

  title={Transforming nursing home culture: evidence for practice and policy.},
  author={Sheryl Zimmerman and Victoria Shier and Debra M Saliba},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={54 Suppl 1},
The nursing home culture change movement aims to improve resident quality of life and quality of care by emphasizing the deinstitutionalization of nursing home culture and focusing on person-centered care. This article briefly reviews the history of culture change, discusses some of the challenges related to culture change in nursing homes, and overviews the conceptualization and select models of culture change. Building from this background, it critiques current understanding, identifies… CONTINUE READING