Organizational Change Plan - Part 2

Essay by didieveUniversity, Master'sA, November 2009

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AbstractChange can be particularly upsetting and can cause havoc to all involved in any organization. One myth is that change is "bad". Change itself is neither good nor bad, only the responses and outcomes of change can be considered good or bad. Change is unavoidable and essential in any industry. Without change organizations would be left behind and lose their competitive advantages. This paper will discuss the description of a home health care company and the plan to implement a service that they had in place but has not been active within the organization.

Description of OrganizationCompassionate Hearts Home Health Care was founded in 1988 and is a licensed home health care agency. The company's mission is to provide excellence in care at home for their patients. They find that serving the patients within their community setting is the most important activity and is done by providing excellent patient care with kindness and admiration, by educating families and the community about home care services.

The company is motivated by the philosophy of commitment to their patients. They recognize the distinctive physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each person determined to extend the highest level of courtesy, compassion and care to patients, family members and to each other.

Compassionate Hearts Home Health Care provides many difference services to the aging community. The services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aides. The company also assists patients with coordinating services for accessibility equipment, bathroom safety aides, prescription services, diabetic supplies, patient room equipment and respiratory therapy. The company is committed to ensuring that their clients have the choice to age with dignity, manage their own lives and remain active and productive members of their families and within their community. Their goal is to keep loved one's at home, where...