Culture change at nursing homes slows decline for those in the early stages of cognitive impairment: study

Written by Meredith Beirne for McKnights Long-Term Care News on
Culture change has been shown to improve nursing home residents' depressive symptoms and dining experience, according to a recently released study by the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMASS Boston.

Only 13% of U.S. nursing homes have comprehensively adopted culture change, compared to 74% of homes that have partially implemented the approach of “person-centered” care, researchers said.