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Is your organization considering a move toward patient- and family-centered care? You may have questions about where to begin, how to structure the process, or how to encourage participation and engagement.
Here are some resources to provide background information and help you take the first steps toward improving communication and involving patients and their families in decision-making.
Advancing the Practice of Patient- and Family-Centered CarePublished by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care, this document provides an overview of the rationale for patient- and family-centered care and offers practical steps, resources, and a tool for assessing how much a family-centered approach is part of your organization's current culture.
Adult Patient and Family Advisory Council BylawsThe mission statement, guidelines, and member roles for Dana-Farber's adult council.
For more information about Dana-Farber's Patient and Family Advisory Councils, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-632-4319.
Learn about the Adult Patient and Family Advisory Council
Learn about the Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council
Involving Patients in Cancer Care Redesign (2000)Created for the Oncology Roundtable, this profile of the operations, benefits, and costs of adult oncology patient and family advisory councils focuses on Dana-Farber's Patient and Family Advisory Council experience.
Making Patient-Centered Care Come Alive (2003)This article by Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center staff describes how patients and families are involved in planning, decision-making, and improvement processes at all levels of the organization. It first appeared in the February 2003 Journal of Nursing Administration.