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Green House in the News2021-07-19T12:59:20-04:00

Time To Rethink Long Term Care Facilities

Kaleigh Alkenbrack outlines several innovative approaches in this HealthyDebate article. She points to The Green House Project in the US as a sustainable example. Instead of a large, multi-unit [...]

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Nursing Home To Resume Visits With New Guidelines

Phillips said the entire staff and residents at the Green House Cottages of Southern Hills were tested in June, which was the second time they have been tested this year. She said all tests came back negative.

Culture Change In Long-Term Care: An Opportunity

There have been a number of innovative models that have embraced this culture change in the U.S., Europe, Australia and recently in Ontario. Examples of these are the Eden Alternative, Green House Project, Butterfly Homes and Hogewey Villages.

Green House model homes will replace Windemere

The Green House model was first developed by Bill Thomas, a geriatrician who re-envisioned what home care means for elders. Instead of housing elders in a close-quarters space, the Green House model orients home care toward independence and freedom, while providing the optimum level of assistance.

From COVID-19 ground zero, Dr. Jim Wright of Canterbury offers vision for dementia patients

“If I were going to do something different, I would have a nursing home that had enough staff around the clock, all the time,” said Wright, standing next to Dr. Danny Avula, director of the Henrico and Richmond Health Districts. “I would have a nursing home where everyone had private rooms. I would have a nursing home where there was greater access to the outdoors.”

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