CMS Supports New Dining Practice Standards

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published a memorandum to surveyors regarding long-term care organizations’ implementation of the New Dining Practice Standards. CMS also provided a training video to its surveyors on new recommended nursing home dining practices that focus on resident choice and limiting the use of restricted diets. Continue reading “CMS Supports New Dining Practice Standards”

Facilitating Organizational Change from Within

At Action Pact our philosophy of change focuses on developing leaders who inspire a vision, listen to others and step out of traditional roles and patterns. We specialize in creating learning organizations. In order to do this we help create—and help our clients learn to create—a climate for learning. An important element of that is utilizing different learning strengths. Some of us are visual learners, others are auditory learners and others are kinesthetic learners. Continue reading “Facilitating Organizational Change from Within”

Insight on Culture Change and the Household Model from the Action Pact Team

Welcome to the Action Pact blog! Those of you who know us know that Action Pact is committed to changing what it means to be a nursing home. We’ve learned a lot over the years and in an effort to keep the conversation going and current, we’re introducing our new blog: Neighbors. Continue reading “Insight on Culture Change and the Household Model from the Action Pact Team”