Assisted Living/Nursing Home/Long-term Care
- Issue Paper: Nurses Involvement in Nursing Home Culture Change: Overcoming Barriers, Advancing Opportunities
This Issue Paper is the result of an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel meeting of leaders in culture change and in gerontological nursing convened by the Hartford Institute, College of Nursing, NYU, in collaboration with the Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations and the Pioneer Network, sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund. The paper, executive summary and contributors can be viewed at: www.hartfordign.org/policy/position_papers_briefs or email Hartford.IGN@nyu.edu.
- Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign
Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign seeks to improve the quality of care and life for those living or recuperating in America's nursing homes and for staff. The campaign's coalition includes long-term care providers, caregivers, medical and quality improvement experts, government agencies, consumers and others.
CarePathways.com was created and is maintained by RNs dedicated to optimizing a families access to valid information and credible services about senior care and housing options. The goal of CarePathways.com is to educate families about the types of care options available in order to help them to better understand what might be the best choice for their aging loved ones. Access to thier on-line databases facilitates the difficult search for home care, assisted living, retirement homes, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
- American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA)
American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA) promotes successful nursing practice in assisted living beneffiting nurses and residents. AALNA is the only national non-profit association dedicated to assisted living nursing. It is operated by assisted living nurses, for assisted living nurses.