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The Tribal Nursing Home Collaborative

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Tribal Nursing Home

U.N.I.T.E.—Uniting Nursing Homes in Tribal Excellence—is a collaborative of tribal nursing home stakeholders who network, discuss best practices, promote evidence-based education and trainings, and work on quality improvement initiatives.


Conference Calls

Calls are held quarterly on the third Thursday of the month at 12 p.m. Arizona time to discuss topics of interest. One current focus is the use of traditional foods in nursing homes.

Visit the U.N.I.T.E website

At the U.N.I.T.E. website you can learn more about the collaborative and sign up for the mailing list.


Overview of Tribal Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes in Indian Country Report (PDF, 460KB, 14 pages) -- Covers tribally operated nursing home facilities, including a look at facility ratings on the Medicare Nursing Home Compare website.

Directory of Tribal Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes in Indian Country Directory 2018 (PDF, 742KB, 10 pages) -- includes contact information and tribal affiliation for each facility.


Best Practices

Best practices for tribal nursing homes are compiled and reported four times per year.  The reports will be posted in December 2016, March 2017, June 2017, and September 2017.

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