Resources for Advancing In-Person Care Partner Programs

Below, MAPS will list resources for organizations and communities as access and visitor restrictions to campuses and congregate care settings change. 

To further develop a comprehensive toolkit of resources and support, MAPS is IN SEARCH OF:

  • Organizations and congregate care settings taking innovative strides to allow In-Person Care Partners to be part of healthcare admissions, visits, and care encounters
  • Patients, residents, and family members as well as clinicians, organizations, and care settings who can share stories of how In-Person Care Partners made care safer

Please email as you change or plan to change policies to allow for an In-Person Care Partner. We will feature your organization and stories on our social channels and website. We’d love to share with the community to spread these efforts!

Minnesota health organization visitor guidelines (please note these are ever-changing and these may not be the most current release)

Allina Health 


Children's Minnesota

Essentia Health


Hennepin Healthcare

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Minneapolis VA Health System

M Health Fairview

North Memorial and Maple Grove 

State, Regional, and National Documents

Minnesota Department of Health Essential Caregiver Guidance for Long-term Care Facilities

Minnesota Department of Health Recommendations for Long-term Care Visitation and Activities: How and When to Safely Transition to the Next Level Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

Minnesota Department of Health  Access to Support for Patients with Disabilities and Pediatric Patients in Hospital Settings

Plantree International: Resources on Person-Centered Care during COVID-19: