This tip sheet accompanies the webinar recording, Creative, Evidence-Based Methods for Conversing with Residents, presented by Kelly Knollman-Porter, PhD, CCC-SLP and Vanessa Burshnic, PhD, CCC-SLP. The tip sheet highlights the strategies, best practices and and examples drawn from their clinical experience with older adults they shared during the webinar.
Creative, Evidence-Based Methods for Conversing with Residents with Communication Challenges
April 29, 2021
Preference Based Living
How do we communicate with older adults whose ability to speak, write, read or understand speech is impaired? In this one-hour webinar recording, Speech-Language Pathology experts Kelly Knollman-Porter PhD, CCC-SLP and Vanessa Burshnic, PhD, CCC-SLP discuss common reasons for communication challenges and demonstrate low-tech, low-cost solutions that can make a real difference in daily life for older adults!
This webinar discusses practical strategies to build staff investment in learning about and fulfilling preferences for people receiving long-term services and supports. Also, the webinar presents related recent research findings […]
This 34-minute video serves as a training resource for staff who will be facilitating care planning meetings with residents and their family members. This video offers practical tips and strategies […]
Using the PELI to Advocate for Person-Centered Care
April 23, 2020
Guardians and advocates play an important role in assuring the quality of care and quality of daily life for older adults receiving long-term services and supports. This toolkit introduces the concept of person-centered care and then guides advocates to assess preferences, incorporate them in care plans, and collaborate with care teams to assure that preferences are honored to the extent possible.
Strategies to Improve Dining Satisfaction Using the PELI
April 23, 2020
Dining is the highlight of the day for many older adults receiving long-term services and supports. This tip sheet introduces strategies to cultivate person-centered dining practices by learning about individual preferences, offering staff development, and keeping the energy going to maintain improvement.
Facilitator Guide: Integrating Preferences Into Care Planning
April 23, 2020
About The Training Video Understanding and honoring individual preferences is a cornerstone of person-centered care. Integrating Preferences into Care Planning is a 34-minute training video that presents practical tips and […]
Nursing home residents’ preferences tend to remain stable for at least a three-month period, allowing for reliable and predictable care planning. Yet changes in health and function or other factors can cause a person’s preferences to change over time. Learn about best practices to assess preferences initially as well as to be responsive to shifts and customize care accordingly.