Department of Medical Assistance Services
Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Resources
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Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Resources
RESOURCE LINKS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT FOR VIRGINIA LONG TERM CARE PROVIDERS SEEKING CULTURE CHANGE STRATEGIES
OVERVIEW OF VIRGINIA GOLD
Virginia Gold was designed to implement quality improvement strategies including enhancing supportive workplace environments in order to increase retention of certified nursing assistants (CNA’s) employed by nursing facilities. Five Virginia nursing facilities were chosen to work on proposed plans to meet the goals of the Virginia Gold program. The Virginia Gold program effective dates for the two year grant were September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2011.
The four DMAS reports on the Virginia Gold program include the first year and second year/final program reports and the policy staff evaluation reports as listed below.
DMAS VIRGINIA GOLD REPORTS
Bullet Point Image Virginia Gold Evaluation Report - 2012
Bullet Point Image Final Year Report of the Virginia Gold Program - 2011
Bullet Point Image Virginia Gold Evaluation Report - 2011
Bullet Point Image Virginia Gold Interim Report - 2010
ARTICLES ON VIRGINIA GOLD PROGRAM PUBLISHED IN THE QUALITATIVE REPORT INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL
Bullet Point Image A Preliminary Qualitative Evaluation of the Virginia Gold Quality Improvement Program – 2012
Bullet Point Image An Evaluation of Virginia Gold: A Medicaid Program to Improve Nursing Facility Quality of Care - 2014
CULTURE CHANGE
Bullet Point Image VDH - Culture Change / Return to Community
Bullet Point Image Changing The Culture and Improving Quality
Bullet Point Image Eden Alternative - Transforming Care Environments
Bullet Point Image The Commonwealth Fund
Bullet Point Image Pioneer Network
Bullet Point Image Wellspring - Culture Change Nursing Facility Program
Bullet Point Image VCU Virginia Center for Aging
Bullet Point Image VCCC - Virginia Culture Change Coalition
Bullet Point Image Culture Change - Facts you need to know
Bullet Point Image National LTC Ombudsman Resource Center – Culture Change
Bullet Point Image Person-Centered Care for Nursing Facility Residents – Abstract
Bullet Point Image ElderCare Link - New Trends in Long Term Nursing Care – Culture Change
Bullet Point Image University of Minnesota – School of Nursing - List of Culture Change Organizations and Guides and Resources
WORKFORCE
Bullet Point Image PHI National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce
Bullet Point Image PHI Quality Care Through Quality Jobs
Bullet Point Image Healthcare Workforce Data Center
STATISTICS
Bullet Point Image Virginia Health Information
Bullet Point Image Federal Interagency Forum On Aging-Related Statistics
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Bullet Point Image American Health Care Association
Bullet Point Image Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
Bullet Point Image Health Affairs Journal
Bullet Point Image VHQC
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Bullet Point Image Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes
Bullet Point Image Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.
Bullet Point Image My Innerview
Bullet Point Image Quality Net