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Ohio Person Centered Care Coalition

Person Centered Care Movements

Resource TitleWellspring Model Homepage
DescriptionWellspring believes the key to an improved resident experience and success is collaboration and cooperation among facilities, staff empowerment, database decision-making and accountability between partner organizations for improved resident outcomes. The core charter group consisted of 11 independent not-for-profit organizations located throughout eastern Wisconsin. Their skilled nursing facilities ranged in size from 63 to 415 beds; in urban as well as rural areas.

Resource TitleNational Alliance of Small Houses
DescriptionNASH is an online community dedicated to redesigning the philosophy, architecture, staffing patterns and service delivery of long term care.

Resource TitleThe Pioneer Network
DescriptionWe recognize our need to create ways of living and working together different from the traditional models. The Pioneer Network supports models where elders live in open, diverse, caring communities. Pioneers are working toward transformational system change by both evolutionary and revolutionary means, using Pioneer values and principles as the foundations for change.

Resource TitleThe Green House Project
DescriptionThe Green House is intended to de-institutionalize long-term care by eliminating large nursing facilities and creating habilitative, social settings. Its primary purpose is to serve as a place where elders can receive assistance and support with activities of daily living and clinical care, without the assistance and care becoming the focus of their existence.

Resource TitleThe Eden Alternative Homepage
DescriptionThe core concept of The Eden Alternativeā„¢ is strikingly simple. We must teach ourselves to see the environments as habitats for human beings rather than facilities for the frail and elderly.