Family presence in the Emergency Department Empower family members to be part of patient care - physical presence, communication, involvement in care
Collapsible chairs - chairs that come out of hallway beds or that could me moved around in a patient room; maybe they could come out of the wall somehow
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Get access to a family council or talk to real family members
Look at children's hospitals for lessons learned
Keeping family members involved but not get in the way of care
Large families, kids
Distant family members