Working With Resistance and Encouraging Buy-In to New Programs In order to best meet the needs of older residents in long-term care settings, clinicians often develop programs designed to streamline and improve care. However, many individuals are reluctant to embrace change. This article will discuss strategies that the speech-language pathologist (SLP) can use to assess and address the source ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2011
Working With Resistance and Encouraging Buy-In to New Programs
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  • Sara Joffe
    PHI, Philadelphia, PA
  • Editor's Note/Disclosure of Proprietary Interest: Please be advised that the author of this paper has a financial interest in the program she describes.
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Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Older Adults & Aging / Professional Issues & Training / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2011
Working With Resistance and Encouraging Buy-In to New Programs
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 18-21. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.18
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 18-21. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.18

In order to best meet the needs of older residents in long-term care settings, clinicians often develop programs designed to streamline and improve care. However, many individuals are reluctant to embrace change. This article will discuss strategies that the speech-language pathologist (SLP) can use to assess and address the source of resistance to new programs and thereby facilitate optimal outcomes.

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