The Essential Together Pledge was created as a way for health and care organizations to show they recognize and value the role of Essential Care Partners and are committed to working together with those who are receiving care, caregivers and staff to develop and implement policies that support patient and caregiver partnership in care.
We welcome organizations to continue to access and integrate the pledge into the development of their organizations policies and programs.
We value the role of Essential Care Partners and recognize how this role is different from a visitor. As a result, we are committed to working together with those who are receiving care, caregivers and staff to take the following actions:
Thank you to those organizations who have already made the pledge.
This Change Package is a guide for developing a plan that moves you to act on your commitment to the Essential Together Pledge.
Use the Essential Together Tool to identify strengths and areas for improvement within your organization.