This text provides the content necessary for training nursing assistants to provide restorative care in long-term care facilities, as required by OBRA law. This comprehensive text includes measurable objectives and interventions to optimize resident care and to enable facilities to gain maximum reimbursement. This text includes all the information necessary to train nursing assistants in restorative care, as well as, the information required to implement a restorative care training program. It provides the necessary training to advance the certified nursing assistant to the restorative nursing assistant level, enabling facilities to attain the goal of maintaining or improving residents' conditions. The text focuses on techniques to promote resident involvement, thereby improving resident independence and self-esteem.