2018 PDC Summit

2039 - Who’s on First? Person-Centered Focus Promotes Sustainable Communities

Mar 28, 2018 10:50am ‐ Mar 28, 2018 11:50am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00


One of the barriers to creating built environments that support person-centered care has been outdated or obsolete regulations, standards, and codes. The minimum requirements in the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities have been updated for the 2018 edition to reflect a shift in the industry toward provision of person-centered care in a more home-like environment. This session explores the 2018 FGI revisions to support and promote the provision of person-centered care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how long-term care facilities that support person-centered care result in better resident and staff experiences.
  • Navigate the barriers to creating person-centered environments in long-term care settings.
  • Explain the processes required to develop person-centered environments that support viable long-term care settings.
  • Apply the 2018 Guidelines requirements during predesign and programming to maximize project success.



Credits: None available.

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