FastFacts for Directors of Staff Development: Resources for Nursing Home Professionals

Publication Date: December 2007

Publisher: California HealthCare Foundation

Author(s): Jose Alvear

Research Area: Health

Type: Brief


Staff training is key to nursing home culture change, and it shouldn't be limited to formal training sessions. Taking advantage of teachable moments--situations that open the door to allow for learning at almost any time--engages learners and sparks curiosity, improving learning and retention. This FirstFacts focuses on how to capitalize on teachable moments and make your facility a learning organization.