The Family-Centered Care Self-Assessment Tool – User’s Guide
The User’s Guide provides a detailed set of steps to use the Family and Provider Tools for a full assessment of a practice setting or family. In addition, the tool may be used as an educational tool to build awareness and knowledge of family-centered care for families, youth, providers, health plans and policy-makers. The items of the tool may also be used in defining family-centered care for policies, contracts and quality standards and can be used to compare a family-centered approach with other care models. The Tools are intended to assess care for all children and youth and also has some questions that are specific to the needs of children and youth with special health care needs and their families.