Changing the Concept From Families as “Visitors” to Families as Partners Toolkit

"This toolkit provides the resources necessary for staff, leaders and families to change the views of families as visitors to partners in care. Included in the toolkit are • Advisors (Role in Change) • Assessment of Hospitals • Bibliography • Education of Staff • Exemplar Hospitals – Profiles • Facts & Figures about Family Presence • Guide for Families: Pock & Expanded • Guide for Staff • HIPAA Privacy Rules • History of “Visiting” Hours • Metrics • Policies (Examples) • Poster: Together • Press Release (Sample) • Security (Role in Change) • Strategies for Changing Policy • Videos"