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Bridging Hospital and Community: Family Navigator program expands

Bridging Hospital and Community: Family Navigator program expands

Four years ago, Family Voices Colorado received funding from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to start a pilot program at Children’s Hospital Colorado, in which a Family Voices staff member would be based at the hospital three days a week to help families navigate systems and connect with community resources. Read on to learn more about the origins, focus, and growth of the hospital-based Family Navigator program. Continue reading

Early Intervention: A stitch in time…

Early Intervention: A stitch in time…

Early Intervention services can help children overcome early delays and improve long-term health outcomes. Yet the National Survey of Children’s Health found that in the past year, 4 in 5 young children did not receive age-appropriate screening for developmental, behavioral, and social risks and delays, leading to missed opportunities for early intervention and advancing school readiness. Continue reading

Learning opportunities & family fun events

Learning opportunities & family fun events

Check out these opportunities for learning & training in the coming weeks: Estate & Financial Planning For Children with Special Needs September 27 OR October 18, 5:30pm to 7:30pm MetroPoint I Building, 4600 S. Ulster St., Blue Spruce, First Floor, Denver, CO 80237 Call (303) 300-4341 The National Forum on Disability Issues The forum will … Continue reading

What is a medical home?

What is a medical home?

A medical home provides comprehensive, coordinated, culturally competent, family-centered, community based care. From the National Center for Medical Home Implementation: A family-centered medical home is not a building, house, hospital, or home healthcare service, but rather an approach to providing comprehensive primary care. In a family-centered medical home the pediatric care team works in partnership … Continue reading

Watch our video

Watch our video

Want to know more about how we help children with special health care needs?  A few of the families we’ve worked with share their stories in this brief video. Created with the help of Mission Minded and the support of The Colorado Health Foundation.