Well-Being Project

  • The Ace Project

    June 29, 2023

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Eugene, Oregon Project Abstract: We’ve identified communication breakdown and subsequent time waste between nursing staff as a primary stressor in our facility. The inability to locate nursing staff on the floor, and the time associated with walking the unit to locate staff is causing unnecessary delays in communication and contributing to … Read more

  • Macdonald Residence Nursing Wellness Initiative

    Assisted Living | Portland, Oregon Project Abstract: Built in response to the needs of residents in Portland’s Old Town/Chinatown neighborhoods, Macdonald Residence is home to 54 medically fragile people ranging from adults in their 40s through seniors. All are unable to live independently and require assistance with the tasks of daily living. Nurses and support … Read more

  • Updating and Renovating Employee Break Spaces

    Long-Term Care | Salem, Oregon Project Abstract: The pandemic has extremely impacted our community at Mennonite Village (MV). We have seen an increase in the amount of burnout and stress our nursing staff have been experiencing. Staffing shortages, Covid 19 precautions, and increased workloads could be some of the reasons we are seeing this issue. … Read more

  • Implementation of a Modernized EHR System to Support the Well-Being of the Multi-Tasking Nurse

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Scappoose, Oregon Project Abstract: The nurses of Columbia Care Center (CCC), a rural Nursing Facility in Scappoose, Oregon, have identified the job stressor of consistently not being able to complete their assigned documentation duties prior to the end of their scheduled shift, leading to nurses reporting off to the oncoming nurse, … Read more

  • Force for Good Wellness Project

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Gresham, Oregon Project Abstract: Fact: Oregon nurses are struggling.  The identified stressor is Compassion Fatigue.  There is not enough energy.  Nurses are feeling overwhelmed and overworked.  By providing specific services for self-care, the RNs and the nursing support staff will have a restorative practice.  This will aid in a life/work balance.  … Read more

  • Come Safe, Work Safe, Leave Safe

    Skilled Nursing Facility | The Dalles, Oregon Project Abstract: The Oregon Veterans Home specializes in Veteran healthcare. The population served suffers from many health conditions specific to their time in the service, including PTSD, depression, substance use, TBI, Parkinson’s, etc. Many of these conditions have challenging behaviors associated with them.In addition to challenges with resident … Read more

  • PointClickCare Conversion

    Memory Care | Medford, Oregon Project Abstract: Upon learning about this grant our organization met with the nursing team and reviewed our clinical process and potential areas of improvement. As a team we identified the leading stressors affecting our nurses. The identified stressor within our organization that has the greatest impact on the nursing team … Read more

  • Care for the Caregivers: a Holistic Approach to Wellness for Hospice and Home Health Nurses

    Hospice | Bend, Oregon Project Abstract: The Care for the Caregivers project proposed by Partners In Care is a vital initiative aimed at increasing the well-being of hospice and home health nurses, reducing burnout, and ultimately improving patient outcomes. This system-level environmental intervention addresses the high levels of stress, burnout, and compassion fatigue experienced by … Read more

  • Technology Advances in EMR Systems to Improve Overall Nursing Wellness

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Wheeler, Oregon Project Abstract: Nehalem Valley Care Center (NVCC) utilizes an inefficient electronic medical record (EMR) that causes consistent and significant stress for nursing and care staff. NVCC is the only skilled nursing facility in Tillamook County and provides critical SNF/ICF services to loved ones all along the Oregon Coast. As … Read more

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