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The Process of Spreading Best Practice Guidelines in Home Care Organizations – Research Brief

Published on: February 2, 2015

Little is known about how best practices are spread within home care organizations. Spread can result in healthcare improvements through efficient use of scarce resources. Spread can be defined as “the process through which new working methods developed in one setting are adopted, perhaps with appropriate modifications, in other organizational contexts”.

Spreading nursing best practices study publishes first paper on the spread of best practices related to older adults within home care organizations

Published on: November 11, 2014

Spreading and sustaining best practices for home care of older adults: a grounded theory study.

Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid, Barbara Davies, Kathryn Higuchi, Wendy Gifford, Irmajean Bajnok, Heather McConnell, Jennifer Plenderleith, Sandra Foster and Sue Bookey-Bassett

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