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The Yellow Book

Meeting of Pioneers in Nursing Home Culture Change
March 16-17, 1997
Rochester, New York

Leaders of four pioneering approaches to culture change in nursing homes met March ]4-]6, ]997, in Rochester, New York. The other 28 invited participants drawn from across the nation as well as the local area, were from the fields ofregu]ation and law, nursing home administration (administrators, directors of nursing and social workers), as well as advocates.

The goals of the meeting as set out by the funder, The Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation were:

. identification by the Pioneers of what was common among the four different approaches;
. identification of indicators of culture change;
. guidance on the research, evaluation and assessment of culture change.