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Virginia Culture Change Coalition

Trained 240 nursing home administrators and staff leaders at four locations across the state in the   second phase of 'Foundations of Culture Change' training series, and equipped them with an understanding of culture change that goes beyond the surface elements. Administrators learned practical steps for putting into place the principles and practices that   promote individualized care to improve both quality of life and clinical outcomes for nursing home residents.  They acquired skills for bringing the entire staff on board with the move toward culture change, while acquiring valuable CEU's. Nursing home leaders shared with their peers their own strategies and experiences in implementing culture change and individualized care. Contact Information
Joani Latimer
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The Virginia Culture Change Coalition (VCCC) is a newly formed statewide coalition whose mission is to promote and foster improved and meaningful quality of life for Virginia's elders in multiple care settings. The coalition has identified long-term care as its initial focus in order to support the national and statewide nursing home quality initiatives (NHQI). Held a "Lighting the Flame" day long meeting on 11/1/05.

Organizational Structure
All volunteer – no formal organization. 

No formal funding source.

2014 Accomplishments
  • The Virginia Culture Change Coalition has been reaching out to potential partners to reignite the coalition and integrate person-centered care into existing networks