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Nursing Home Success Stories

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LEARN from the experiences and successes of nursing homes in Florida and take ACTION to improve the quality of life for residents, their families, and nursing home staff. 

Whispering Oaks Story: One Sense at a Time

This nursing home shares how they integrated therapy services and utilized a team approach to the reduction of chemical restraints, and educated facility staff on how to identify triggers of behavior so that residents can be partnered with appropriate therapy.

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The Miami Shores Story: A Facility-wide Initiative to Individualize Dementia Care

This nursing home shares their story to reduce antipsychotic medication use by engaging a multidisciplinary team to deliver appropriate and individualized care for residents and dementia, and by engaging families and caregivers in the residents' care plan.

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The Palm Garden of Ocala Story: It's All About Having Choices

This nursing home describes their journey to reduce antipsychotic use and enhance the quality of living at Palm Garden by creating person-directed care within a home-like environment, and by providing amenities and choices that focus on the individual.

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