The Person-Centered Way

Revolutionizing Quality of Life in Long-Term Care

There is no other source that guides healthcare professionals in such a comprehensive and meaningful way.

"The Person-Centered Way" is a revolutionary way to change not only the quality of care in your facility – but the quality of life itself!

Healthcare professionals working in long-term care facilities, group homes and assisted living facilities will find it indispensible
Families and friends of residents will find it insightful and helpful
Any healthcare professional in the field will find it an important and enjoyable read

In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Collins designs a roadmap for turning dull, average institutions into lively social environments. These become places where residents don’t simply live – they become homes where they can thrive.

How can you turn your facility into such a "person-centered" place?

Dr. Collins addresses specific changes and provides detailed information concerning:

Dining and dietary services


Nursing and the delivery of care

Remodeling and structural changes to the building

Dementia care and Alzheimer’s units

Culture change

Creating a home

Family-centered care


Regulations and person-centered care

Finances and the budget


Benefits of culture change

Simply put, there is no other single source that addresses as many person-centered concepts and ideas as this book.

I'd like to say "thank you" for writing your book, "The Person Centered Way" - I use it in my LTC Administration class. The topic certainly makes an impact on students and I'm hoping that change will occur as a result of your book.

Donna Alexander, MBA, LNHA Gerontology/Nursing Home Administration Kent State University

A wealth of information about why these changes are so important, and the mindset shifts that are required to get started.

Sarah White ForeWord Clarion Review

Jim's book is exactly what you need to know to impliment person-centered care into your facility. I work under this concept & there truely is no other way to go for the future of health care. For the type of care you would want for yourself or a loved one, Read this book & run with the ideas. It really works,I know.

Terry W ADC, EDU

Very easy to read and motivational. Every employer and employee in Aged care should read it and take a positive approach to changing nursing home culture. It starts here with reading this book.

Glenda B

This is a must read if you work in any healthcare setting. It provides a clear understanding and approach for leading our caretakers in providing the care and personal attention our elderly population deserves. Dr. Collin's has clearly outlined a simple approach that just makes sense, and one that is often overlooked: treat others the way you want to be treated. I highly recommend every healthcare provider and family member of a loved one being served in a healthcare community to read this. You will not be disappointed.

Scott D.