Organization, environment, and culture change
The main topics of this unit are organization, environment, and culture change.
Nursing homes began with a traditional clinical setting – a hospital like atmosphere, all the resident rooms centered around a medical station. The atmosphere was institutional. Routines were fixed and residents had little choice in food, clothing, daily activities and other routines. The human aspect was gone.
There have been great changes in the past few years – the Greenhouse Model, the Eden Alternative. Most recently – the Beatitudes Campus.
What are some of the managerial challenges that innovative change may bring to residents, their families, staff and even regulators?
This is a written assignment to be submitted using the options below.
Length: 2-3 pages, double spaced
Citations: Formal citations are not needed, although they are preferred (APA or MLA format). *However*, any information that is not your own original thought needs to credited to the source in a style that gives the reader enough information to find the original source.