Below are several useful resources for patient education, staff development and professional organizations
How-To guides to set up Zoom, FaceTime & Google Hangouts
From John’s Hopkins Hospital. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic
Psychological First Aid for Frontline Healthcare Providers During Covid-19:
Dr. Melanie Joanisse, a clinical psychologist, provides a quick guide to understanding the unique challenges of healthcare providers, mindfulness, increasing relational well-being and helpful resources.
Guideline for the Point Person for Hospitalized Patients:
When a loved one is in the hospital, they will typically require one point person to communicate daily updates to. This can be very overwhelming and this guideline is designed to be a step-by-step way to organize this role.
COVID-19 Patient Education Resources for Individuals with I/DD and ASD:
The following are communication boards and websites with resources to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorder with coping and emotions related to COVID-19.
US Resource List for Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care
The following are websites for national palliative care organizations and online learning modules.
Hospital Organizations Who Have Developed Family-Centered Programs
The following are hospital organizations who have successfully implemented a new communication plan to address family connectedness:
After months of closely monitoring the growing concerns of the rapidly spreading international COVID-19 coronavirus, it became clear in early March that Cleveland Clinic needed to take proactive measures to protect hospitalized patients, visitors and caregivers.
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