Education and Resources - Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Patient- and Family-Centered Care: The Essential Core of the Health Care Home

Presentation: Engaging Patients and Families in Redesign (PDF: 99KB/22 pages)
Jane Taylor, Ed.D., Improvement Advisor and Learning Designer

Family Voices
These family-centered care self-assessment tools are designed as an opportunity for health care practices and families to assess current areas of strength and identify areas for growth, plan future efforts and track progress toward family-centered care. These tools include:

Presentation: Getting Started - Blueprint for Building Patient- and Family-Centered Primary Care and Health Care Systems (PDF: 1.7MB/7 pages)
Beverley H. Johnson, Oct. 29, 2009

Presentation: Engaging Patients and Families to Build a Health Care Home and Improve Quality (PDF: 2 MB/7 pages)
Beverley H. Johnson, Oct. 30, 2009

How to Conduct a "Walk-About" in Primary Care From the Patient and Family Perspective (PDF: 38KB/2 pages)

Institute for Family-Centered Care
This site includes many free downloadable materials to assist providers, patients and families in understanding patient- and family-centered care and how to implement these concepts into clinical practice, hospitals and communities.

Center for Medical Home Improvement

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Minnesota Department of Health

New England SERVE

Minnesota Children and Youth with Special Health Needs - Youth and Young Adults Planning for the Future

  • This site includes materials and links that may assist youth and young adults with special health needs as they transition to all aspects of adult life, including health care, work and independence.
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