In 2021, Planetree International’s Patient and Family Partnership Council (PFPC) identified the need to support other organizations in amplifying diverse voices on their own PFPCs. To do this, council members drew on their own experiences as patients, family caregivers and patient/family advocates to develop a new Diversity Recruitment Guide. This is a resource
Economic crises, civil unrest, extremism and violence, inequalities and racism, natural disasters, humanitarian catastrophes, and pandemics are just a few of the realities in our increasingly complex world. These experiences and circumstances continue to challenge — and may even re-define — business-as-usual in healthcare organizations. To thrive in the service of our caregiving
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This Family Presence Policy Decision-Making Toolkit was developed by a group of nurse leaders, patient, family and elder advocates, and other clinical and non-clinical partners. It presents a decision-making framework that guides organizational leaders in considering a range of factors when adjusting family presence policies, including local conditions, resource availability, impact on equity,
Released in May 2020, this set of 8 recommendations delineates practices that support a compassionate approach to visitation that balances the benefits of family’s physical presence with a loved one and the need to minimize the risks of transmission of COVID-19.
This webinar examines the inter-dependence of person-centered care and health equity. We examine how the concept of health equity is embedded throughout Planetree’s person-centered care culture change methodology. Participants are provided with concrete and purposeful strategies for engaging patients, families, the healthcare workforce and your communities to promote greater equity.