St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
PAIR — Parents Assisting Inspiring Reassuring — is a program created to help parents of children with cancer connect with other parents, who serve as mentors to parents who are new to the hospital. The team at St. Jude’s developed a number of tools, including a detailed presentation about the program and tools for recruiting and onboarding mentors, matching mentors with mentees, and training mentors.Background
This content was initially created as part of the Picker Institute’s Always Events Program
. Always Events refer to aspects of the patient experience that are so important to patients and families that health care providers should reliably implement the events 100 percent of the time.