Teamwork is key!
Doctors and nurses work hard for safe care, but it’s no secret they’re stretched and stressed. Health care is complicated!
Inevitably, cracks in care occur which accidentally harm millions of patients and cause more than 400,000 deaths every year.
Solution? Use our handy checklists to pitch in for patients!
If I'd had Care Partner checklists, dad would be alive today.
Karen Curtiss, Founder and Executive Director
What to ask
What to do
What to watch for
Hospital Stay "To-Do's" for Safe & Sound Care
How to safeguard and support your loved ones’ care at bedside. When to get a nurse!
How to Support Care from Afar
When you can’t be there, how to monitor and support your loved one’s hospital care.
Critical questions to ask to make fully informed decisions for any recommended surgery.
Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery
Critical Care Partner “to-do’s” to support a new mother’s safe care at a vulnerable time.
How to Plan Home Recovery
20% of patients end up back in the hospital in weeks. Know how to prevent a round trip.
It pays to prep for emergencies! It can make a difference in the experience and care.
Questions for Every Diagnosis
About 30% of diagnoses are incorrect. Key questions to ask for every diagnosis/2nd opinon.
Doctors have limited time! Know how to get the most out of every minute you have together.
Telehealth right for you? How to make sure your “kitchen table” doctor meeting is glitch-free.
Clear, simple facts and questions to ask to help you get the care your loved one needs, when needed most.
Let us know if you want to be notified when new checklist guides are available!
How to Screen Sr. Communities
A big move. A big decision. Key questions to ask and what to watch for: safety, quality, fit for changing needs.
More helpful resources from The Care Partner Project
Low-cost, turnkey PFE: patient safety in simple, kind terms
Why reinvent the wheel?
FOR MEETING PLANNERS:
Rave reviews for 12 years!
FOR THE MEDIA:
Timely content to demystify health care for everyone
Stories to tell, tips to share.