Family-Centered Care is an approach to healthcare that recognizes the vital role that families play in audiological treatment and rehabilitation.
Learn more about this Phonak initiative.

The latest publications

Podcast series for Professionals

“The Audiologist” podcast series offers a new perspective on hearing health topics. Audiology experts from around the world share their inspiring views and insights from the industry, as well as updates on the latest on research.

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Implementing FCC in a whole-of-clinic manner

Could you bring a family member? Learn how Barbra Timmer and a team of fantastic researchers looked at how Family-Centered Care was implemented in a chain of audiology clinics.

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Family-Centered Care Blog

How important is the role of stigma in hearing rehabilitation? What can we do to foster more family member involvement? Answers to these and other questions are provided in easy-to-read blog posts on Family-Centerd Care.

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Get started with FCC today!

With the Phonak eLearning program on Family-Centered Care you can learn step-by-step and at your own pace, why it makes so much sense to bring family to the rehabilitation process.

This series consists of seven modules designed to help you better understand and practice the principles of FCC.

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Introduction to Family-Centered Care

How to get started with Family-Centered Care?

The Family-Centered Care Expert Panel recommends the following first three steps: