What is Care Coordination?

Care coordination is the process that links children and their families with needed health care and services, along with other supports and services. A child and family’s needs, goals, and choices are included in a care plan that is shared with all team members.

-Based on Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health and the Catalyst Center's paper "The Care Coordination Conundrum"

Resources

  • Coordinating your Child's Health Care developed by Family Voices of Wisconsin
    A resource created by families, for families. A presentation explains the importance of having coordinated care, a medical home and integrated health care for every child. Tools, like the shared plan of care, are discussed and ideas for maintaining this plan are given. Other supporting materials and resources such as a care notebook and care mapping are available to download. This online training is highly interactive with family-centered ideas, videos, tools, and resources. Also available in Spanish.
     
  • Tools for Coordinating Your Child's Health Care, Family Voices of Wisconsin newsletter - Summer 2016
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