Honoring Choice when Choice Seems Risky
June 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM CDT, 11:00 AM MDT, 10:00 AM PDT
Many nursing homes on the culture change journey want to expand the choices of their residents, but when the choice poses some risk, they worry about negative outcomes and about survey deficiencies for what they allow, even when no negative outcome has occurred. Hear about a new toolkit that assists home to evaluate these risky choices and to care plan to assist many of these choices, rather than denying them. The toolkit includes templates for the care team to consider to maximize choice while maximizing safety.