Nursing Home Rights

Did you know that if you or your family member is in a nursing home you have rights? The 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act sets forth the basic rights for nursing home residents. Basic resident rights include the right to be treated with respect, participate in activities, to not be subjected to discrimination, abuse and neglect […]

Person-Centered Care

What does the Green House Project, Eden Alternative and the Pioneer Network have in common? All these organizations are dedicated to changing the culture of long term care from a medical to a person centered model. By the way, this is not some fringe movement. The Veteran’s Administration embraces person-centered care and has launched a major effort to change […]