Assessing Family Centeredness

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Assessing Family Centeredness


​​​Various tools exist to assess the quality of family-centered care that is being provided to patients and families.

Family Centered Care Assessment, Family Voices National Center for Family Professional Partnerships

Family-centered Care Measure, National Quality Measures Clearinghouse
This NQF endorsed measure relates to the proportion of children whose parents routinely received all aspects of family-centered care, specifically:

  • Whether the health care provider understands specific needs of the child and concerns of parent,
  • Builds confidence in the parent,
  • Explains things in a way that the parent can understand, and
  • Shows respect for a family's values, customs, and how they prefer to raise their child.

The family centered care measures can be found within the Promoting Healthy Development Survey. ​

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