Family Presence Policy Decision-Making Toolkit

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jul 1, 2021 - 11:49am CDT

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This decision-making toolkit released by Planetree International and the American Nurses Foundation was developed to help healthcare leaders implement hospital and nursing home visitation policies that balance safety and infection control with the importance of in-person family presence. The decision-making toolkit guides nurse leaders and other users through a process of considering a range of variables when establishing visiting parameters. These include local conditions, resource availability, equity, and current evidence about potential harms and benefits of family presence.

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