A Lesson in Leadership in Person-Centered Elder Care

A hand holding seashells in front of the ocean

This post was adapted from Lessons in Leadership for Person-Centered Elder Care by Nancy Fox, © 2017 by Health Professions Press.  Nancy Fox is a Nursing Home Administrator, former executive director of The Eden Alternative, and Chief Innovation Officer for Vivage Senior Living. She is also the author of Lessons in Leadership for Person-Centered Elder Care. Here, she shares a leadership lesson she learned while vacationing on Sanibel Island, after years spent transforming her organization into a person-centered care environment. "She fell and can't get up..." In the summer of 2003, I took … [Read more...]

Resource on Staff Retention in Long-Term Care Environments, from Health Professions Press, Wins American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Baltimore, MD (February, 2017) — Health Professions Press’s new resource, Enhancing Staff Retention in Person-Centered Care Environments for Older Adults: How to Create and Implement a Comprehensive Orientation Program, by Janine M. Lange, has been named a winner of the 2016 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. The AJN Book of the Year program, presented by Wolters Kluwer, recognizes the very best in nursing publications. This exceptional … [Read more...]

Doody’s Review Service: 3 out of 4 Stars to The Best Friends™ Approach to Dementia Care, Second Edition

Doody's Review Service Best Friends Approach

Doody's Review is the most highly regarded review service for professional healthcare resources for practitioners, clinicians, and libraries. Health Professions Press is honored to receive 3 stars for The Best Friends™ Approach to Dementia Care, Second Edition by Virginia Bell and David Troxel.   Doody’s Review Service provides extensive tools to allow its subscribers to research titles and keep up-to-date with the latest books and software in the health sciences. To learn more, visit www.doody.com.  … [Read more...]