Very interesting. I also like the policies supporting the nursing
staff. Some educational material for family members might encourage
them to visit more successfully, more often ... and smuggle more
"contraband." Custom decorating a room might help some, too.
I live in terror or being under the control of institutions. I have
spent the better part of my life being a student of a public school or
an employee of a corporation.
Institutions are run the convenience and benefit of the leaders of the
institution. Who has the biggest office in a school? Who wields the
most power? Who has the highest salary? (Hint, schools aren't about
the children, first.) The principal who is the top leader of the
school. In a corporation who has the biggest office? Who wields the
most power? Who gets $100 million bonuses? (Hint, it's not the
customer, the employees or the shareholders.) Why the leader of the
institution, the CEO.
I'm sure nursing homes, who wield total control over their patients,
can "take care" of any whiners who complain about management or
conditions. If there is a "Amnesty International" for nursing homes,
that's where I want my charity money going. I'll be looking forward
to seeing them if I do get stuck in a nursing home in "extreme old