Care Notebook


Care Notebook


The Care Notebook is a tool for families of children with special health care needs to organize information about their child’s chronic health condition. The notebook contains sections that can be filled out as a reference about the child’s health and treatments. It is a transportable tool that can be taken and shared with doctors, other health care professionals, or school or child care personnel.

Parents can use the Care Notebook for the following:

  • Tracking changes in their child’s medicines or treatments
  • Listing phone numbers for health care providers and community organizations
  • Preparing for appointments
  • Filing information about their child’s health history
  • Sharing new information with their child’s primary doctor, public health or school nurse, daycare staff, and others caring for their child


Seattle Children's Hospital

Funding Sources:

Washington State Department of Health, Children with Special Needs Program (CSHCN); Seattle Children's Hospital


Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: August 2009
Last Updated: 09/30/09

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