Lean for Long-Term Care and Aging Services shows how the Lean management system can successfully be adopted by providers of aging services to dramatically reduce waste, significantly improve quality, and supercharge employee engagement to build a highly reliable, highly adaptive organization positioned for the future of aging services.
Author Sean Carey, a DRIVE consultant, has spent years working with long-term care providers, from washing dishes in an assisted living to administrating health services for a large continuing care retirement community to implementing full-scale electronic health records systems for multi-site providers. Using practical, relevant examples that will be familiar to anyone working in this field, Sean effortlessly explains how to implement Lean tools and adopt the management practices proven to increase long-term value and growth.
Challenges, opportunities and obstacles abound in the future for aging services. Change is the new constant—from payment models to strategic partnerships to consumer expectations to healthcare reform. How can providers not just survive, but thrive going forward? By creating a value-driven culture of continuous, rapid improvement fueled by engaged employees.
An invaluable guide for administrators, directors of nursing, department heads and team leads, Lean for Long-Term Care and Aging Services is the must-have book for anyone working to improve the quality and service in aging services.
The book is currently available through Amazon.com.