Make a difference on a national level and engage with people as passionate about culture change and person-directed care as you by serving on a Pioneer Network committee! LEARN MORE



New! Pre-conference session
Looking for ways to help your team improve quality of care & quality of life for persons living with dementia? Check out this amazing opportunity! In addition to over a dozen conference sessions focused on person-centered caring for the individual with dementia, we've just added a full day pre-conference on the CARES® training program led by national CARES® expert, Debbie Richman!  LEARN MORE

Special scholarship opportunity for Louisiana nursing homes!
Pioneer Network is offering 100 scholarships to Louisiana nursing home staff to attend our national conference. Download information
Scholarship Registration.




Re-Empowering Staff: Direct Care Employees T.E.L.L. their Stories
May 12, 2016, 2-3 p.m. EDT
Hebrew Senior Life instituted the T.E.L.L. (Together Enriching Lives Liaisons) Committee to advance culture change in long-term care. This team meets bi-monthly for learning, discussion and relationship building across departments. In this webinar, T.E.L.L. members will talk about their own culture change journeys, and what keeps them going on this road to re-invent long-term care.
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Now Available for Downloading
A Process for 
Care Planning for Resident Choice

The Rothschild Person-Centered Care Planning process is to support long term care communities in their efforts to honor residents' choices that influence quality of care and quality of life, while mitigating potential risks associated with those choices. This process is specifically aimed at care planning when the choice carries sufficient risk, perhaps related to impaired cognition and inadequate decision-making capacity, and the community is considering not honoring the resident's wishes. Following the Rothschild Person-Centered Care Planning process will help the community work with the resident to understand and respect choices to the greatest extent possible, in line with CMS regulations. DOWNLOAD PDF



Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care: An Implementation Handbook Now Available
Developed by B&F Consulting through Pioneer Network's National Learning Collaborative project during which forty-nine nursing homes worked with five state culture change coalitions and four corporations to incubate and implement four foundational organizational practices... LEARN MORE


Pioneer Network
Supporting A Culture of Aging that is Life-Affirming, Satisfying, Humane and Meaningful Since 1997




Pioneer Network is exceedingly grateful for the foundations that support its work, including the Retirement Research Foundation and the Hulda B. and Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation, and is grateful as well as for its national partners and sponsors