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The Cottages, St. Martin’s in the Pines: Building relationships at Alabama’s first Green House homes

April 1, 2011


This case study of The Cottages at St. Martin’s in the Pines in Birmingham, Alabama, is part of PHI’s series ”The Business of Caregiving.” The Cottages is identified by PHI as an exemplary employer because of its adoption of The Green House model, which focuses on building relationships that promote the personal development of both elders and staff. The Cottages achieved this goal by making changes to the physical plan, philosophy, and structure of services.

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Escandon, Ines

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