Dialysis Facility Compare (Spanish)
Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website that helps you learn about specific dialysis clinics and the care they provide.View Resource
Facilitating an ESRD Support Group 101
This document defines what a support group is and provides simple steps for starting one, as well as listing links to resources for additional reference.View Resource
HSAG: ESRD Network 13 Network Patient Representative Guide
This guide explains the role of a Network Patient Representative (NPR), including how you can help, what is expected of you, and more.View Resource
HSAG: ESRD Network 13 Patient Subject Matter Expert Guide
This guide provides an introduction to the role of a patient subject matter expert (SME).View Resource
Medicare Compare Dialysis Facility Compare Educational Resources
Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website that helps you learn about specific dialysis clinics and the care they provide. The Medicare Compare DFC Educational Resources from the Forum of ESRD Networks provides education on the DFC.View Resource
Missed Treatments: You Don't Have to Feel Sick
This handout reminds patients that coming to dialysis treatment helps them to feel well overall.View Resource
Patient Plan of Care Campaign Brochure
This resource was created by patients for patients, with the goals of:
• Getting more patients engaged in their dialysis Plans of Care (POC).
• Encouraging dialysis facilities to hold POC meetings with patients.
• Inspiring patients to attend their POC meetings.
Shatter the Myths About Depression
Hang this poster in your facility to help to dispel myths about the depression that can accompany a chronic disease such as end stage renal disease (ESRD).View Resource
Speak Up! Use YOUR Voice About YOUR Care (Poster)
This handout provides helpful tips to encourage patients to speak up about concerns and questions they have about their treatment or care.View Resource
Why Am I Cold?
These documents provide helpful information and creative solutions for patients who feel cold during dialysis treatment.View Resource