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Promising Practices in Dining

Part of the core belief system of the Pioneer Network Values includes the belief that culture change is a journey, not a destination. It is always a work in progress. Further, the Pioneer Network Values the practice of self-examination, searching for new creativity and opportunities for doing better. We hope you will join us in this self-examination of the dining experience and hope this is truly an opportunity for us to learn together, to form new relationships. The Pioneer Network knows and values that each and every person can and does make a difference and we hope you will share your experiences with us.  You may submit a promising practice by entering the information below.


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1.Resident Choice of Meal and Meal Times

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2. Eliminating Institutional Dining Practices

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3. Promoting Resident Independence and Dignity in Dining

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4. Dining Education

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5. Quality Assurance and Dining

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6. Other Information About Dining

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