With it being the time for the strategic planning for this facility, we will explain our plans for the yearly assessment. Also, we will describe what leadership positions there will be in the planning and what there responsibilities will be. Along with strengths and weaknesses there are also market trends that we are going to have to follow.
In the strategic planning we will be using the SWOT analysis. “SWOT analysis is a strategic planning method used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or in a business venture. It involves specifying the objective of the business venture or project and identifying the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieve that objective.” (Buchbinder & Shanks, 2011). Strengths: characteristics of the business, or project team that give it an advantage over others. Weaknesses: are characteristics that place the team at a disadvantage relative to others. Opportunities: external chances to improve performance in the environment. Threats: external elements in the environment that could cause trouble for the business or project. (Buchbinder & Shanks, 2011).
This is a facility that can wait for a new strategic mission but in my opinion why wait to do something that you can do now. With the issues that they are facing and the way the demographic is changing around the facility, this is a perfect time for a new strategic plan. It is becoming an elderly population around the facility so we need to increase the staff for the residential care, independent living, in-home nursing, and hospice. We can shift the staff from the pediatric to help with the other areas that need help. We are producing quality care to the people, but we need to make sure that we are meeting all the guidelines especially The Joint Commission guidelines which we have been declining at in the last few years.
With our demographic changing to an elderly population we have an opportunity to make...