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Crisis Prevention Institute Case Study

Winchester House (Illinois) and Dementia Capable Care

Introduction

This case study of Winchester House is based on a September 2016 survey of Crisis Prevention Institute customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The DCS course materials and content are well-prepared and immediately applicable.”

“DCS has improved staff skills in promoting positive behavioral responses with clients.”

“DCS gives our facility a competitive edge, which yields a solid marketing advantage.”

“Since we are better prepared to determine (and focus on) each person’s best ability to function, activities, programs, and approaches are more relevant and prevalent! Each resident’s quality of life is improved as dignity and ability are increased through these approaches.”

Challenges

  • Sought DCS training and consulting to:
    • Increase client function, safety, and quality of life
    • Improve staff skills and confidence in handling challenging behaviors
    • Build or expand a facility or program

Environment

  • Describes their memory care environment as skilled nursing/long-term care.

Results

  • Improved their dementia care practices by 25–49%.
  • Using DCS training resulted in:
    • Improved provisioning of person-centered care
    • Decreased decline in ADL performance
    • Improved resident engagement in meaningful activities
  • Achieved return on their investment with DCS by:
    • Building or expanding a facility or program
    • Meeting regulatory compliance




About This Data

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