Lynn Kuechle

Family Coordination

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Definition
Sharing of resources, skills, information, knowledge, abilities within the family and the family environment (Denham, 2003). Tasks to meet health needs and family goals are linked to the ability to coordinate among the family members.

Context

Further development needed


Actions
  • Assess family function in meeting needs/concerns of members and family unit
  • Commend family strengths and praise efforts to meet needs
  • Explore beliefs of family about concerns, needs, and resources
  • Arrange and guide family discussion to explore networks, resources, and decisions
  • Work with family to identify ways family can access resources in the family and community
  • Assist family to plan ways to meet family needs and tasks

References

(Denham, 2003; Wright & Leahey, 2013)


Notes

No additional info at this time

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