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Family-Centered Care

To ensure every child receives the best care, we involve parents and caregivers as vital members of the patient’s care team. The Children’s Cancer Hospital forms a partnership between families and health care professionals from the very first encounter to make sure family members are included in the day-to-day experience and in the overall decision-making processes of the hospital.

Family-centered care gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to:

  • Suggest ideas and offer opinions 
  • Influence the planning and implementation of initiatives
  • Give input on facility design, hiring process, policy making and patient care projects

Several projects are currently underway with guidance and input from our pediatric caregivers.

Meet Our Family Advisory Council

Family Advisory Council By-Laws

Meeting Schedule

YOU can make a difference.
We are recruiting parents to join our team. To learn more about family-centered care or the Family Advisory Council, please contact:

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