Creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council: A Toolkit for Pediatric Practices

"This toolkit, created with input from patients and family members, provides a step-by-step approach on creating and sustaining a patient and family advisory council as a way to receive feedback from family perspectives in the design of services and improving overall quality in the delivery of those services. • Step 1: Assess Practice Readiness • Step 2: Recruit Diverse Patient and Family Representatives as Council Members • Step 3: Support the Process of Authentic Family Engagement and Involvement • Step 4: Sustain and Evaluate Your PFAC Additional tools and resources are included in each step. Although this toolkit is meant for pediatric practices, it can be implemented in any healthcare setting."