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Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Cultural Sensitivity

Description
Details several models for culturally competent tribal nursing homes and the measures the facilities implemented to provide appropriate care for American Indian and Alaska Native elders. Discusses some initiatives implemented, such as hiring a cultural liaison to coordinate traditional activities and providing person-centered care.
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Cultural competency · Elderly population · Long-term care · Medicaid · Medicare · Alaska · Arizona