“There is always going to be a portion of people who require maybe a more intensive level of care and also always a proportion of people who would prefer to receive care in a communal setting. How are you setting yourself up to be that provider of choice in a market where maybe there’s less global demand for nursing home beds, but people want privacy, people want to really know their caregivers?”
"The evidence so far is that the staff is significantly more engaged with residents, avoidable hospitalizations and readmission rates are lower, and family satisfaction is higher. Perhaps most surprising to those who focus on costs, both interventions saw operating margins and market position tick up."
"Most people with ALS want to stay home rather than suffer the indignity of moving to a traditional nursing home. I hope for a world in which the Leonard Florence Center for Living is the standard of care in America."
"We have seen significant positive outcomes with this model of care, and I really think it is the empowered staff and the meaningful life focus that we have at the Green House home that contributes to keeping our staff, having our staff engaged, and really having them feel like they are the key in that relationship."
"Providers pursuing Green House projects and prioritizing steps to enhance care quality such as private rooms have won significant victories on Medicaid reimbursement funding in Ohio. The state’s budget has added significant funding for skilled nursing facilities beginning in 2024, including incentives for providing quality care that are still unusual from state governments."
"Last year, his organization began working with the Green House Project to develop an eight-floor post-acute care center using the small house model for short-term residents only. Once built, after careful planning and a multi-year fundraising drive is complete, it will be the first of its kind."
"CFI and its two organizations, The Green House Project and Pioneer Network, are known for ensuring the advancement of person-directed, relationship-rich living among all aging services settings. In Green House homes and other settings committed to non-institutional models of care, contextualizing and normalizing activities as part of everyday life is key to operations."
"Three modest, low-cost experiments may help in small ways today and point the way to bigger, longer-term solutions ... One idea, designed by a group of creative nursing home operators under the banner of the Center for Innovation, is built around interactive training modules that teach staff how to better provide true resident-centered care."
Person-directed eldercare veteran to serve as liaison for partners across the country November 13, 2023, Linthicum Heights, Md. — The Center for Innovation, the non-profit parent of The Green House Project and Pioneer Network, today [...]
"Long-term care leaders and managers have 'superpowers' that can improve their organizations’ return on investment in corporate training, according to experts speaking at a recent webinar sponsored by the Green House Project. Resources that can help managers avoid the challenges they face may be untapped, said Marla DeVries, chief learning officer at Green House Project’s parent organization, the Center for Innovation."