Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Saturday, March 30, 2013

The Importance of Resident/Patient Happinessl

1. PATIENT HAPPINESS - Top Priority (Resident Centered Care - Individualized Care - means to carry-out ''patient happiness.''

2. See things from ''Upside-down'' - David Farrell (consistent care speech). Everything geared for resident recovery through his/her increase in happiness which literature supports.

3. Trickle-down - Happiness Trickle FROM Resident NOT
Trickle TO Resident. (learn to make resident happy…all will benefit.)

4. When Resident Preferences are met…it increases
happiness of resident.


Needs] - Medical Needs Provided.

Preferences] - Things that make life worth living for resident. (Keep Realistic). Resident needs a couple/few key preferences met to increase happiness. (Objective is for patient to learn to provide these on his own.)

6. Resident Happiness INCREASES Recovery Rate

7. Rehabilitate People Properly - Increase Decision-Making Skills.
Applies to ALL Health Facilities. Hospitals, Clinics to Nursing Homes!

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