Make Green House homes an option in every community
A number of resources are available to help raise awareness of culture change and make Green House homes an option in every community.
Senator Ted O'Brien visits the Green House homes in Rochester, NY in April 2014.
Talk about The Green House Project during National Nursing Home Week®
May 11-17, 2014
View your Photo Contributions from National Nursing Home Week HERE.
Letter of Appreication, St. John's Penfield Green House homes, New York, read here
Don’t see a Green House Home near you or your loved ones on our map? Join us during National Nursing Home Week in May to educate your community and local policymakers about the Green House difference:
Inviting policymakers for site visits to your Green House home is a very effective way to educate them about the model. You can send your letter to their Scheduler or Appointment Secretary in Washington, DC.
Policymaker 2014 Site Visits Update
- Congressman John Duncan visits Jefferson County Nursing Home Green Houses, TN (Photos)
- Asa Hutchinson, candidate for Governor, visits the Green House Cottages of Wentworth Place, AR on May 6th, 2014 (Photos)
- Representative from Senator John Boozman's office to visit Green House Cottages of Wentworth Place, AR on May 14th, 2014. Read letter here.
Willow Ridge Green House homes- Bluffton, OH
Below are examples of how to engage and educate your communities about the model from our friends in Bluffton, Ohio where there are two Green House homes:
Learn More about The Green House Model
A Green House home is a small house for elders who need help with daily activities. Unlike a traditional nursing home, The Green House home is much like a private home with an open kitchen, a hearth, a single dining room table and lots of natural light. The Green House model enhances the quality of life of an elder by emphasizing privacy, dignity, meaningful activity, relationship, and independence as well as improved quality of care.
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