Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC), or Family Centred Care, is involving the patient and their family in making decisions about their care, and much more:
We believe that while health professionals are the experts on health and disease, family members are experts on the patient. Family is also a patient’s primary strength and support. Information from patients and families can be helpful to staff, improve care and help us design better programs and friendlier systems.
Everyone’s role is important, and what we do together is greater than what either of us can do separately to achieve the best health for our loved ones.
Therefore, our care is based on partnerships with families, health care providers, and community supports throughout the Maritime Provinces. We encourage you to become an active partner in your and your loved one’s health care.Share
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