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Category: Health and Wellness
October 26, 2020
Follow-up: After the plan day, the team shares a written summary of the family’s plan with everyone. The team also works with the family to plan times for check-ins on their progress and for additional resources as requested by the family, continuing a long-term supportive relationship.
PLAN DAY: The structure of the day is entirely guided by the family. Normally staff and non-family supports join at the beginning to offer resources or help and then leave families for as long as they need to develop their health and wellness plan. When the family is ready they present their plan to staff […]
Preparation: The majority of staff time and support is provided during the preparation stage, which can take up to a few months. This is the most important part of the process. This time is needed to help build trust between families and staff and to help families reflect on what they might need or want […]
Recruitment: The health and wellness planning process begins when staff identify potential families and meet with them to discuss the process and what to expect. If families are interested, they complete a series of forms and a brief interview.