Richmond Mental Health & Substance Use Person & Family Centred Care
Members of the Person and Family Centred Care Steering Committee
What Is Patient- and Family-Centred Care?
Partnerships based on Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.
Richmond Mental Health and Substance Use Services has been moving towards a more person and family centred approach to care across all
programs and services.
On this page you will find information on how the Person and Family Centred Care (PFCC) Initiative is growing at Richmond Mental Health & Substance Use services, and learn more about some of the specific and focused initiatives that reflect person and family centred care. Quarterly newsletters are produced focusing on the initiative and its work. You can view copies of our newsletters below.
We have also created a handbook to help orient our partner advisors working with us on the PFCC initiative.
Also, here are some standards we have created for the PFCC initiative:
At Richmond Mental Health and Substance Use Services, we are particularly proud of the partnerships we have made and continue to make with the support of VCH Community Engagement and the Community Engagement Advisory Network (CEAN). If you, or a family member, are interested in becoming an advisor with Richmond Mental Health and Substance Use Services, please contact CEAN to learn more and get started.
Workshops focusing on person and family centred care include client and family partner advisors