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Speak Up

Speak Up

East Tennessee Children's Hospital focuses on providing family-centered care.

That's why we encourage you to SPEAK UP about your child's health care.

Speak Up PDF File Download the SPEAK UP Patient Safety Guide
Speak up if you have questions or concerns about your child's care
Pay attention to the care treatment and medicines your child is given. Remind staff to check your child’s armband.
Educate yourself about your child’s illness.
Ask your caregivers if they have washed their hands.
Know what medications your child takes and why.
Use a health facility that has nationally-recognized quality and safety standards. East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is proudly accredited by the Joint Commission and Solutions for Patient Safety.
Participate in all decisions about your child’s treatment.

Joint Commission: www.jointcommission.org

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