NICU retreat brings together parents from Sunnybrook, Mount Sinai and SickKids
Tri-Hospital Parent Advisories
“Best Practices for Our NICUs”
Saturday, November 5th 2011
Sunnybrook Hospital, 2075 Bayview Avenue
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and introductions
9:30 - 10:00 "Beyond "Giving Back": Lessons Learned by Veteran Parent Volunteers" - Frank Gavin founded the Canadian Family Advisory Network (CFAN) and currently serves as CFAN's National Liaison.
10:00 - 10:30 “Peer Support: the important role”, Mt Sinai
10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 “Getting to Yes: family and staff partnerships at Sick Kids NICU”, SickKids
11:30 - 12:00 “The effectiveness of a Paid Parent”; Sunnybrook
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch with speakers Dr. Diambomba, Mount Sinai & Dr Ng, Sunnybrook
12:30 - 1:00 Group discussion/wrap up
For more information or if you are interested in attending (spots are limited) please contact Kate.Robson AT sunnybrook.ca
Janis Purdy and I will share activities at SickKids' NICU family council and we look forward to a good learning and networking opportunity for parents and staff focused on patient and family engaged care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.