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Meeting Diversity Challenge Requires Respect

August 30, 2012

Sue Misiorski

Creating a culture of respect is the best way to meet the “cultural diversity challenge” found in many long-term care facilities, writes PHI Coaching and Consulting Services Director Susan Misiorski in her latest blog post for Long-Term Living.

Differences in ethnicity, class, religious background and other traits can affect daily interactions between residents and direct-care staff, Misiorski writes.

PHI’s organizational change consultants can work with facilities to ensure that those differences do not interfere with quality care.

“Learning about each other is a fascinating journey, and it begins with a real commitment to creating a respectful environment for all,” Misiorski writes.

Read more of Misiorski’s blog posts at the Long-Term Living website.

– by Matthew Ozga

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