culture change in long term care / tech in LTC

Hello Class,

The article titled “Person Centered Care For Nursing Home Residents” helps us by starting this important conversation on culture change. Let’s take a look at this short video also:

Dr. Bill Thomas talks briefly about culture change. Loneliness, helplessness and boredom are the 3 plagues that affect nursing home residents and culture change addresses this. His Eden Alternative is discussed here. Class, have you noted these changes in nursing facilities in your area? Provide examples.  Do you see this as a difference?
Koren, M.J. (2012). Person-centered care for nursing home residents: The culture-change  movement.  Health Affairs, 312-7.
Thomas, Bill. (2006). Bill Thomas on Deep Systems Change. Retrieved from: