Outline of Toolkit

  • Strategies for Changing Policies
    • Guidance Brief, Strategies for Changing Policies
    • Organizational Self-Assessment
    • Profiles of Exemplar Hospitals
    • Sample Policies/Guidelines and other resources
    • Videos outlining the process of change at one hospital, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
    • Facts and Figures about Family Presence and Participation
    • Roles for Patient and Family Advisors
    • Roles for Security Personnel
    • Metrics/Sample Dashboard
  • PowerPoint Presentation for Leadership, "A Call for Action" (download)
  • Strategies for Educating Staff
    • Guidance Brief, Strategies for Educating Staff
    • Educational Activities for Frontline Staff and Clinicians
    • HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules - National Partnership for Women & Families
    • Guidance Brief, Understanding the Historical Context for Visiting Policies
    • Bibliography
  • Guidance about Family Participation
    • Pocket Guides
    • Expanded Guide
    • Poster
  • Videos
  • Media Resources
    • Sample press release and newsletter copy
    • Facts and Figures handout for the media
    • In the News...