Why Person-Centered Care Is Important

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you want and expect the best care from the staff. You want care that is focused intensely on his or her needs, desires and medical conditions. That is where person-centered care (PCC) comes in.

Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes, a national campaign created to improve the quality of care and life for residents in nursing homes, has created a Consumer Fact Sheet about PCC. It shares what you can do to get the PCC your loved one deserves. In addition, it covers

  • Why PCC is important
  • What care plans are
  • Questions to ask
  • Actions to expect from PCC staff
  • Additional resources

Download the Fact Sheet.

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