For the past four summers, faculty, staff, patients and families have gathered in the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Butterfly Garden to release monarch butterflies. The annual event was designed to provide some respite and stress relief for those in the hospital.
The Office of Decedent Affairs (ODA) is a program within the Michigan Medicine Department of Social Work that promotes best practices and helps Michigan Medicine excel at providing end-of-life care to patients and families.
Peer support is rooted in the belief that no one needs to travel their health care journey alone. Indeed, when patients can meet with and learn from individuals who have gone through similar health challenges, it often makes their experience easier and healing process more effective.
Learn strategies to manage the communication challenges we face with our customers and colleagues every day.Learn a method of communicating with patients and their families, centered on their need for reassurance and comfort.