Partnering with Patients' Families

@inproceedings{Frampton2010PartneringWP,
  title={Partnering with Patients' Families},
  author={Susan B. Frampton and Carol Wahl and Gillian Cappiello},
  year={2010}
}
Truly patient-centered care extends the role of family members beyond the bounds of visitation and support. (We use the term family members to refer to anyone, including friends, whom the patient considers family.) Patient-centered hospitals welcome family members not only by removing barriers such as restrictive visiting hours but also by engaging them at the bedside as members of the care team. The book Putting Patients First, which explains in detail the Planetree model of patientcentered… CONTINUE READING

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