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Innovative Simulation Program Advancing Client and Family-centered Care

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital focused on improving the lives of kids with disabilities, developed an innovative simulation training program specifically to help healthcare providers and students deliver client- and family-centered care. The simulation training is a part of a full-day orientation session on client- and family-centered care (CFCC). Learners […]


Kathryn Parker, PhD and Laura Williams Dr. Kathryn Parker is Senior Director of the Teaching and Learning Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, an Affiliated Scholar with the Wilson Centre for Research in Education and Evaluation Consultant to the Centre for Interprofessional Education at the University of Toronto. In 2013, she was awarded the AMS Phoenix Fellowship to explore the value of utility of a new program evaluation framework. Laura Williams is the Director of Client and Family Integrated Care at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Laura has worked extensively in the field of health-care in adult and pediatric settings in both frontline and leadership roles. She has successfully implemented new programming in several health-care settings, with a specialty in family supports and family-centered care integration. Laura is the Co-Chair of the Canadian Family Advisory Network and co-ordinates the annual symposium on family-centered care in pediatric health systems.

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