Care Notebook and Care Organizer are tools for families who have
children with special health care needs. Families use Care Notebooks
to keep track of important information about their child's health
and care. This makes it easier to find and share key information
with their child's care team.
What are the Care Notebook and Care Organizer?
The Care Notebook is a 3-ring binder. It contains supplies that make
it easier to find information quickly. These supplies include
plastic pages that hold business cards and several pocket dividers
that hold papers. The Care Notebook also contains forms that
families may fill in. These 39 forms are available below.
The Care Organizer is a plastic expanding file folder with
individual pockets labeled to help organize paperwork. Multi-lingual
including English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese and Somali.
How can they help?
In caring for a child with special health needs, families may get
information and paperwork from many sources. Families can use the
Notebook or Organizer to help organize the most important
information in a central place.
What is available here?
You can get copies of the forms included in the Care Notebook.
Families may use these pages to keep track of appointments and
health care, to create a list of their care team and resources, and
to create a summary of their child's abilities and care needs. Most
families do not need or want every page.