TRANSFORMING LONG-TERM CARE HOMES WITH INNOVATIVE MODELS

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete” R. Buckminster Fuller.  

Did you know that over 300 long-term care homes are using the Eden Alternative Model of Care? 

In just 3 minutes see how the Eden Alternative model revolutionizes care and reduces the need for drugs.  And this is only one of several model options.

“How many of our MPPs, or those running to become one, have taken the time to study alternative models of elder care? Most provincial politicians seem stuck on a vision that teeters on the verge of failure.”  Continue reading the Citizen’s Editorial here.

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  1. I liked the Eden Model I know my Mom and a friend who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s both did better with less medication and more interaction with other people. I think going outside is good for the patients in a home. Also I agree with the patient who said “Touch me” so I know I am still here.
    I think a husband and wife should be kept together in the same home. I think all relationships are important. I know they did this at Riverbend Memory Care Home in Regina Saskatchewan.

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