A Care Notebook is one tool that can help you organize important information about your child. It can help you:
Keep track of medicines, therapy or treatments
Organize contact information for health care providers, therapists and community organizations
Prepare for appointments
File your child’s health history
How do I get started?
Gather existing information such as discharge reports, clinic visit summaries, immunization records, school plan, test results and care plans. Read this list of commonly requested documents for ideas on what to keep.
Visit Care Plans for Parents for information on creating a Care Plan. Be sure to include copies in your care notebook.
Seattle Children’s Center for Children with Special Needs is an information source for families and professionals. We provide information and resources, program evaluation and needs assessment, health education and training.