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Category Archives: Culture Change

Conversations with Carmen

January 16, 2015:  The Deep Seated Issue of Choice: Practical Steps to Transform Dining

Guest Linda Bump, RD, LNHA will focus on practical ways to maximize the dining experience while honoring individual preferences and understand the importance of personal choices.

Please visit actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar for more information and to register.

Moving Past the 3 B’s of a Traditional Activities Calendar

January 15, 2015:  Moving Past the 3 B’s of a Traditional Activities Calendar Webinar presented by Kate Waldo

This webinar will explore more than the staples activities many long-term care settings currently focus on such as Bible, Birthday and Bingo, along with the daily group activities at 10 and 2.

Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information and to register for this webinar.

Honoring Parenthood

January 15, 2015:  Honoring Personhood presented by Megan Hannan
Location:  Cider Hill Family Orchard’s Event Barn, Kansas City, KS

This workshop will explore the way staff and residents work together currently and study whether they honor or deny personhood.

Please visit events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ea2xq9t1a6daf858&llr=aievf5bab for more information and to register for this workshop.

“Alive Inside” Documentary Coming to Missouri Again

The Capital City Cinema, a new independent theater downtown Jefferson City, will be showing Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory.

  • Friday and Saturday, December 12-13: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 14: 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, December 16-18: 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 18: following the 7:00 p.m. show, join Julie Ballard, Director or Culture Change for Health Systems, Inc. and Vice President of the board of MC5, as she leads a question and answer session regarding the film and implementation of the Music & Memory Program in central Missouri and throughout the state.

Capital City Cinema is located at 126 East High Street in Jefferson City, MO.  For more details regarding Capital City Cinema, please go to http://www.capitolcitycinema.org/.

To see the trailer for Alive Inside, please visit http://www.aliveinside.us/#trailer.

Alive Inside Movie is Now Available to Purchase

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory is now available on Netflix, DVD and Blu-ray!  Click here for more information.

Person Centered Care Tip

Selfie Tip #2:  My Life! My Choice!!

As we take a “selfie” and examine ourselves, we see the things that are important and unique to us.  We have a favorite color, a hairstyle we prefer, and favorite foods we love to eat.  We make many choices each day that make us satisfied or happy.

Please see the tip here for more information.

Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes Trend Update

On October 22, 2014, CMS released recent data related to the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.  Please see the State-specific data here for more information.