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Idaho Parents Unlimited supports, empowers, educates and advocates to enhance the quality of life for Idahoans with disabilities and their families

Family Centered Care Self-Assessment Toolkit

Health care visits for children, youth and their families can be more than getting shots, having ears examined or treating the physical symptoms of an illness. Each visit is an opportunity for families, youth and health care providers to partner to assure quality health care for the child and to support the family’s needs in raising their child. This enhanced aspect of the family and health care provider relationship is called family-centered care.

The National Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Programs has created a article that answers the question, how are CHIPRA quality demonstration states designing and implementing caregiver peer support programs? This issue briefly describes how states are working to expand access to peer support for caregivers of children with special health care needs. Click here to view.