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Culture Change Ahead

Dr. Thomas challenges us to ask questions about what we think we already know, and introduces the concept of surplus safety. How intriguing to grapple with the benefits of “upside risk!” What are your thoughts on surplus safety?

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  1. Safety in LTC= how much can we diminish downside risk. Have we forgotten that to be human is to make mistakes?! Why do we never see a headline in the paper that says, “People Prevented from Growing”… our cultural narrative sees elders as broken, so all we can do is to prevent further deterioration… WE HAVE TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE! (paraphrased from the presentation)

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