Resources for Patients and Families

These resources are designed to give patients and families extra support while they are navigating the healthcare setting. 

Guides to Michigan Medicine Facilities

Aerial view of Michigan Medicine medical campus

Patient and Visitor Guide

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center Guidebook

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Guidebook

Rogel Cancer Center Patient & Visitor Guidebook 

NOTE: To search the guidebook contents, open the PDF document, click CTRL+F in the document, enter the search terms in the box. 



Michigan Medicine Health Information Resources

General Topics

Care Guides – an online library of resources endorsed or created by Michigan Medicine clinicians on various healthcare topics

Conditions & Treatments – a directory of Michigan Medicine web pages on many healthcare conditions & associated treatment

Healthwise Health Library – a resource of health information on a variety of topics

Specific Topics

CancerAnswer Line - The nurses at Cancer AnswerLine™ are experienced in oncology care and available to answer your questions about cancer treatment, U-M physician expertise and clinical trials at Michigan Medicine. Call: 1-800-865-1125

 Advance Directives/Durable Power of Attorney

NOTE: These documents are available in other languages in the Care Guides.  They can be found by doing a Search by Keyword for “Advance Directives” from the Care Guides

Caregiving Resources

Caregiving in the Care Guides 

Caregiving in the Healthwise Health Library 

Area Agency on Caregiver Support Groups List

The Caregiver's Notebook: A Guide for Organizing & Record Keeping

Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving 

Michigan Medicine Home Care Services

Quick Tips: Reducing the Stress of Caregiving (from Healthwise Health Library)

Comfort Measures for Pain Management

Videos for Children to Understand the Hospital Environment