We’ve partnered with the Ohio Department of Aging to offer virtual 1-to-1 coaching and on-demand support to Ohio nursing home providers interested in using PAL Cards for a quality improvement project (QIP) in their community. Join us for a brief webinar to learn more about the QIP!
We are pleased to announce the launch of ComPASS-16, a new web-based app that gives providers a simple, efficient system to assess older adults’ preferences, streamline care planning, and improve the quality of person-centered care. ComPASS-16 is easy to use and available at NO COST, thanks to funding from the Ohio Department of Aging and the Tennessee Department of Health.
Communicating important preference information can be challenging but PAL Cards offer an easy solution. We’ve partnered with the Ohio Department of Aging to offer virtual 1-to-1 coaching and on-demand support to Ohio nursing home providers interested in using PAL Cards for a quality improvement project (QIP) in their community.
Are older adults in your community or programs eager for engagement during the COVID pandemic? We’re currently recruiting participants for a virtual research study. The purpose is to improve preference assessment for older adults through the use of supplemental pictures.
What does emerging research say about the benefits of person-centered care for people with dementia and their care partners? Dr. Kimberly VanHaitsma discusses promising new findings that show the powerful impact of nonpharmacological approaches to improve quality of life and wellbeing for people living with dementia and their families. Read four key takeaways.
We Stand in Solidarity Against Racism and Injustice
July 27, 2020
Preference Based Living
The Preference Based Living Team stands in solidarity against racism and injustice. We raise our voices in support of Black Lives Matter, and commit ourselves to being part of the ongoing work to address health disparities and other forms of injustice rooted in long-standing systemic racism.
Communicating Effectively while Wearing a Face Mask; Especially when Caring for People Living with Dementia
June 24, 2020
Preference Based Living
With COVID-19, care providers need to wear masks and other PPE (personal protective equipment) that prevent spread of the disease – but masks can also cause communication challenges, particularly for […]