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Date updated: July 24, 2018

Western Health. Person-and Family-Centred Care

Person-and Family-Centred Care (PFCC) refers to  where clients, patients, residents, and their families work together with a regional health care provider to improve health care. In PFCC, the word person refers to clients, patients, and residents who use the services of Western Health.

PFCC is a philosophy of care that ensure the person and their families are equal partners in planning, developing, monitoring, and evaluating care to make sure it meets their needs. A philosophy of care is a framework of care goals and values (yours) to help you make the best choices . Solutions occur along a spectrum from less intervention to more technical approaches.
It is important to ensure that the person’s values are reflected in clinical decisions.

There is a link on this website to download the Person and Family Advisor application form (pdf).


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