Changing the Culture of
Aging at DSSM with Person-Centered Care: The New Standard in Long Term
We are transforming Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing &
Rehabilitation Center from a medical institution to a home that provides
Our staff is consistently assigned to the same location and develops personal relationships with the residents in their care. Our Fine Dining Program and rolling salad bar give the resident the experience of living in the community. We have begun the redesign of our units to reflect the personal characteristics of our guests. Staff and residents are empowered to make local decisions about everyday life.
Person-Centered Care puts the resident and family at the center of our care system.