Green House model expands to Australia with ACH Group

Residents living at Healthia will feel an increased sense of control, have an improved quality of life, and a fulfilling and positive experience, ACH Group CEO Frank Weits said.

“There is an increasing urgency and growing expectation for change in Australia– driven by residents, customers, workers, and regulators alike – to move to a model of care where the priority is the older person’s preferences and staff skills are developed and nurtured. The Green House Project delivers this,” Mr. Weits added.

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  • “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.”

  • “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.”