Patient and Family Engagement

Patient Services iconIn compliance with CMS, the Network provides technical assistance to project facilities with a model of care that involves partnerships with patients/families in individualized care planning, support groups, and in facility QAPI programs.

NW Project Lead: Lisa Hall, Patient Services Director
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Resources:

Tips for Support Group Success:  Tips for Facilitating a Successful Support Group

Regional Support Groups

  • Portland OR Kidney Group (NKF-PKG) – March, August and November meetings at varied locations; peer support offered year-round.  See http://pkgportland.blogspot.com/p/about-pkg.html.
  • Tacoma WA Support Group – Second Sunday of each month, 4-5:00 pm; contact Toni Gillman at (253) 954-8233
  • Puget Sound Kidney Center Support Groups – Second Tuesday of each month, 4-5:30 pm; contact Dan Blatnik at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(425) 259-5195 ext. 1177, Locations: Everett WA, Mountlake Terrace WA

QAPI:  Tips for Including Patients in QAPI & Governing Body Meetings

Plan of Care:  Plan of Care Meetings: As Important as Treatments

Patient Engagement:  

 
Page last updated 2/22/2019