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February 2012
PN;Feb2012, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p18
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The article focuses on the Plaintree and Greenhouse models for nursing homes which will give way to a healthier approach to living in a long-term care environment in the U.S. It notes the Plaintree model which is intended to create patient-centered care in healing environments. Also, it mentions the Greenhouse Project funded by physician William Thomas which is aimed to de-institutionalize long term care by eliminating large nursing facilities and creating a habilitative social setting.


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