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1

What is the traditional def of family

Joined together by bonds of marriage, blood or adoption and residing in the same household.

2

What is Friedman et al definition of family?

Two or more persons who are joined together by bonds of sharing and emotional closeness and who identify themselves as being part of a family.” Friedman et al, 2003

3

What is wright and Leahey's definition of family?

“The family is who they say the are.” Wright and Leahey, 2009

4

What are 6 type of family forms?

- traditional nuclear family
- extended family
- step family
- blended family
- lone parent family
- other family forms (foster children, etc)

5

What are some examples of family challenges or changes?

Determinants of health as well as...
Examples:
Violence
Addictions
Illness
Learning disabilities
Cognitive decline/dementia

6

What happened happened to family centred care after WW2?

most nursing services moved to hospital settings and families were excluded from care.
HCPs + families = tension

7

What are 3 examples of complex clinical situations?

Rural setting, travel (hospital far from home), employment, financial
Frail seniors – isolation from family
New immigrants – language, culture

8

What are 4 core concepts of patient and family centred care?

1. Respect and dignity
2. Information sharing
3. Participation
4. Collaboration

9

What does CPSS stand for?

The Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
- Best indicator of a nation’s health status

10

What are common health indicators that CPSS keeps track of?

Birth rate
Fertility rate
Infant mortality rate
Maternal mortality rate
Ross-Kerr et al, 2014

11

Who designed the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey?

CPSS

12

What are 3 highlights from the Canadian Maternity Experience Survey?

- Pregnancy (1/3 women have high BMI before pregnancy)
- Labour and Birth (only 0.8% delivered in a birthing centre)
- Postpartum (BF rates are higher in the west compared to the east of Canada)

13

What is the main conclusion from 'A mirage of change: Family centred maternity care in practice'?

Increased control and choice = greater satisfaction