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Cultural Transformation in Extended Care Nursing Homes
Pages 6 (1506 words)
Running head: Cultural Transformation in Extended Care Nursing Homes Cultural Transformation in Extended Care Nursing Homes Insert Name Insert Grade Course Insert Tutor’s Name February 9, 2012 Cultural Transformation in Extended Care Nursing Homes Introduction The environment in which nursing care is provided, as well as the work practice adopted by the care providers affects the quality of care given to the veterans in these centers.
Cultural transformations in a nursing environment refer to the changes in the perceptions of the care providers on the mode of delivery of services to their clients - the residents (Hojlo, 2010). The transformations are necessary due to the need for improved services at the centers. The cultural transformation process is not a simple change but a paradigm shift involving three main stages namely, ‘a time of chaos and confusion, crisis, and acceptance’ (Hojlo, 2010, p.45). This paper illustrates the contribution of nursing to cultural transformation for improved services. It makes use of a practical project that has proved effective towards this objective. Introduction to the project The project is a step towards creating a friendlier environment for the residents in these nursing homes. The entire transformation process is systematic and bound occur in phases. ...
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