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Michigan Project Aims to Strengthen Person-Centered Care

November 28, 2012

Michigan has strengthened its commitment to culture change in nursing homes through its One Vision: Moving Forward project, writes PHI Organizational Change Consultant Cean Eppelheimer in a blog post for Long-Term Living.

The project will promote a “deeper awareness of what person-centered care really means and how to focus on how to make that vision a reality,” Eppelheimer writes.

Eppelheimer and PHI Midwest Director Hollis Turnham are co-facilitators of the project.

One Vision draws upon the viewpoints of a multitude of long-term care stakeholders, including resident advocates, provider associations, government agencies, and employee organizations.

The project helps long-term care facilities overcome the obstacles that prevent them from fully incorporating person-centered care.

One Vision is funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health through money collected from civil monetary penalty funds.

For more information about One Vision, visit the PHI Michigan website.

— by Matthew Ozga

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