Patient-Centred: care that is developed in partnership with patients, that is respectful and responsive to individual patient needs, values, and preferences.
If You Want to Deliver Real, Evidence-Based Medicine, Read This
Trisha Parsons, PT, PHD, Associate Professor, Queen’s University, AMS Phoenix Fellow, CPA Member 1996
"When I was first asked to write about patient-centered care. I thought of this story to tell: After the birth of my first son, I was in hospital for an unprecedented six days post-delivery. Suffice it to say, I had a number of complications.
He was born a week before Christmas, and I quickly recognized that this meant we would experience a continual turnover in staff, many of whom were not native to the obstetric floor. Every eight hours, there was a new nurse to greet me..." Read more
Roadmap for patient and family engagement (4:57 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLopRJPO6Gaif7OeFo39hNjv6yKl5v042x&v=b64pyBAGM3g
Patient & Family Centered Care: Moments that Make all the Difference (4:51 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tej5g6w34BA
Don Berwick - What Patient Centred Care Really Means (3:05 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSauhroFTpk
What Influences Patient-Therapist Interactions in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy? Qualitative Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26427530/
A Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare http://patientfamilyengagement.org/
The eight principles of patient centered care http://www.oneviewhealthcare.com/the-eight-principles-of-patient-centered-care/
The British Columbia Patient-Centered Care Framework http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2015_a/pt-centred-care-framework.pdf
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement – Patient and Family Engagement http://www.cfhi-fcass.ca/WhatWeDo/PatientEngagement