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Children, youth and their families are at the centre of how we provide care at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Creating partnerships with patients and families allows us to deliver world class care with compassion and respect.
The family and the child or youth are valued members of the care team ensuring a collaborative, consistent and continuous approach in a family centred care environment. The Stollery is a place to receive care and healing in an environment where:
Patient and family centred care at the Stollery means families and patients are partners from the bedside to the boardroom and everything in between. Families and patients are encouraged and supported to be active members of their care team. We recognize that families and patients have unique experiences and can offer valuable information as partners in the operation of the hospital.
Our PFCC network is open to any family member, patient, staff, physician or member of the health care community who is interested in patient and family centred care at the Stollery.
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Partners in planning, implementation and evaluation of existing and future care and services. They provide leadership, collaboration and the family voice to the operation of the Stollery Children’s Hospital.
This council focuses on the Cardiac Program at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. It includes families/caregivers or patients who have experienced care at the Stollery Children’s Hospital Cardiac Program for themselves or their child.
These volunteers support the NICU Care Team in promoting the values, perspective, and practices of patient and family centred care. They help improve quality communication and facilitate learning among all of the members of the Care Team.
NICU FACT has a member representative on the Stollery Patient and Family Centred Care Council to facilitate a strong linkage between the two groups.
This council focuses on youth health with an emphasis on the Stollery Children’s Hospital, as well as any additional programs, policies or platforms regarding youth healthcare in Alberta. Patients and siblings aged 12-17 who have experienced care at the Stollery Children’s Hospital are welcome to apply.
For more information about any of these opportunities or to become involved - Apply online
For more information contact the Family Room.