Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) is an approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of healthcare that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among healthcare providers, patients, and families. It redefines the relationships in healthcare.
PFCC practitioners recognize the vital role that families play in ensuring the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and family members of all ages. They acknowledge that emotional, social and developmental support is integral components of healthcare. They promote the health and well-being of individuals and families and restore dignity and control to them.
PFCC has four core elements: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration. Here is how the four elements create a patient and family centered environment:
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