The role of the nurse in person-directed care

Christine Mueller, Susan Misiorski, Anna Ortigara

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Abstract

At the heart of the "culture change" movement in aging services is promoting and restoring the elder's choice, control, and self-determination. Yet aging service providers, specifically nurses, have struggled to fully grasp this concept and embed it into long-term care and supports despite policy, educational, and grassroots efforts. This article explores the influence of those efforts on the person-centered transformation of long-term-care supports and services, and nurses' perspectives on how they have adapted their care practices for resident choice and self-determination in daily routines and care..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)106-114
Number of pages9
JournalGenerations
Volume40
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

Keywords

  • Culture change
  • Long-term care
  • Nursing
  • Person-centered care

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