"Once fully funded and all regulatory boxes checked, elders needing nursing support or rehabilitation will have the option of communal living with private bedrooms and baths, shared living and dining space, a country kitchen, and a sense of independence. In other words, a place that provides licensed, skilled nursing, but contained in a setting that feels and looks more like home."
“'The Leonard Florence Center for Living is the nation’s first urban model Green House,'” Barry Berman said. ... Today there are 35 people living at the Leonard Florence Center for Living, ten of which [...]
"AARP Michigan advocacy manager Lisa Dedden Cooper added AARP is calling on Michigan to use some of its funds from the American Rescue Plan to invest in alternative long-term care delivery models."
"The non-profit has invested at least $81 million in its small house campuses, with a $12 million expansion underway that will see two rooms added to each house across its portfolio as Pamela Richmond, chief strategy [...]
"In the Covid era, these alternatives are getting new attention. Research shows that Green House homes weathered the early pandemic far better than traditional facilities. The need for innovation and reform in the industry is glaring. As [...]
"The authors acknowledge that the advantage of Green House homes comes from more than mere size. They have the advantage of private bedrooms and bathrooms, limited ancillary staff, and fewer admissions. Together these factors [...]
“'The Lord has really blessed me in going to the Green House,' Dorothy Foot, an 83-year-old resident, said. 'The fact that every one of us has our own room gives us dignity. And I [...]
"Because some people do choose to receive long-term care in nursing homes, we must reimagine how we can offer higher quality care in residential settings. That does not mean we need more buildings. It [...]
Minimum staffing requirements, higher Medicaid funding for nursing home workforce highlight new bill
While research has shown small, neighborhood-style nursing homes with private rooms were less vulnerable to deadly COVID outbreaks, many in the industry have argued that there is no viable funding mechanism to pay for [...]
"According to preliminary project plans, the hospital, in partnership with Navigator Elder Homes of New England, wants to build an approximately 70-bed skilled nursing facility using the Green House elder home model.