Although the recent economic downturn has impeded progress, Rabig
notes that NASH is constructing a formal small house training center in Northampton, Massachusetts, with lectures and observational visits open to interested providers coming from throughout the United States.
For GH[R]s and the more generic small-house nursing homes (Rabig
, 2008) to be maximally successful in improving resident psychological and social well being, the roles of leaders most responsible for psychosocial well being need to be adapted to the small-house models.
Havener, RLA, LEED AP, Lappas + Havener; Alan Moore, AIA, chairman, CJMW Architecture; Karen Nichols, executive director, Cascades Verdae; Jude Rabig
, RN, PhD, vice president, Masonic Health Institute; Barbara Summerford, president, GMK Interiors; Charlie Wilson, senior vice president, Buckner Retirement Services, Inc.