Rallying Social Support for Patients and Caregivers
Healthcare teams do more than provide clinical care. Through nursing, social work, child life, chaplaincy and patient experience, hospitals are nurturing the emotional needs of patients. By partnering with CaringBridge, you and your staff can amplify your impact, helping the patients and caregivers you serve reduce isolation and focus on healing while mobilizing their community.
Every 10 minutes
a new CaringBridge website is created
1 in 8
people in the U.S. have used CaringBridge
cumulative site visits
How to Partner with Us
CaringBridge is a resource offered to organizations, hospitals and health systems with no financial or contractual obligations. Referring a patient or family caregiver to start a CaringBridge site at diagnosis, hospitalization or rehabilitation establishes a communication process and allows families to mobilize support. Organizations may utilize any of the resources below to begin sharing CaringBridge now or contact our Partnerships team to learn more.
Professional Brand Assets
Equip your care teams and administrative personnel with the training, tools and resources to effectively share CaringBridge as a Patient support resource in ways that work for your organization.
Referral Training Guide
Message Guide and Toolkit
CaringBridge Fast Facts
Brochures for Patients
We offer a range of materials you can download or order at no cost to you. Display these brochures in patient-facing areas and distribute them to key staff or select departments.
CaringBridge English Brochure
CaringBridge Spanish Brochure
CaringBridge VA Brochure
CaringBridge VA Mental Health Brochure
How to Support Patients During Covid-19
During the extraordinary impact of COVID-19 on the health care industry, hospitals across the country are using CaringBridge to preserve critical personal connections between hospitalized patients and their loved ones, as well as those vulnerable patient populations and family caregivers physically distancing from their personal support communities.
The following are ways CaringBridge is currently being shared in hospital:
- Social, Emotional & Spiritual Support Care Contact Patient Communications
- Website and Online Communications re: Visitation Policies
- Hospital or Facility Intake: Encourage families to establish a communications process during stay
- Bedside: Installing CaringBridge app on tablets and iPads
- Hospital Software: Patient Portals, Educational Content, Resource Sharing
What Current Partners Are Saying
Partnerships with organizations such as CaringBridge, that can offer impactful support and connection, are an integral part of our public health approach to ensure we reach all Veterans."
Veterans Affairs Secretary
Websites such as CaringBridge … are helpful because they allow families to share the amount of information they are comfortable with giving out. Some families like to post news daily, and some prefer to share updates occasionally. CaringBridge allows the family to control the information, ensuring it is accurate."
Together powered by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
I love CaringBridge. I tell my families all the time to start a site because if they aren’t overwhelmed yet, they soon will be and CaringBridge is so helpful."
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Child Life Specialist
Mayo Clinic Health System offers CaringBridge, free of charge, for our patients while they are at one of our sites. A CaringBridge site offers many ways for people to stay connected with loved ones back home and elsewhere during any type of health event."
Mayo Clinic Health System
Mayo Clinic Health System
Special Thanks to Our Partners
Our partner relationships go a long way towards helping us achieve our vision of a world where no one goes through a health journey alone and we’re grateful to every one.
While we’d love to acknowledge the hundreds of hospitals, clinics and organizations sharing CaringBridge, we have highlighted a few of our longest and most supportive relationships to demonstrate the span and embrace of our free resource.
Join our Community of Healing
There are a number of ways we can work together to make a difference in the lives of patients and caregivers around the world. If your organization is interested in sharing CaringBridge with your patients, family caregivers, membership or visitors, connect with our Partnership team to discuss how we can support your efforts.