He added that since the structures were constructed years ago, with some events hundreds of years ago, it is still up to the ACCH
to approve the findings of structural engineers.
"Upon consulting our technical experts, the ACCH
Secretariat is recommending a lockdown of all heritage churches (no activities inside and cordon off to secure the whole premises) until they are deemed safe," it said.
A Fentanyl Action Committee with representation from AH, AHS and ACCH
was formed to address the crisis.
According to Iverson, centering an environment on the family involves nine "themes" advocated by the ACCH
. Facilities serving children and their families are ideally: supportive; accessible; private; developmental, to support a wide variety of abilities and ages; adaptable; interactive; collaborative; comfortable; and safe.
'The Technical Secretariat is coordinating with experts and national agencies to assure everyone's safety,' ACCH
Washington DC: Association for the Care of Children's Health (ACCH
Association for the Care of Children's Health (ACCH
), National Center for Family-Centered Care, Family-Centered HIV Project, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 300, Bethesda MD 20814
While the first association for nurses was established in 1896 (American Nurses Association [ANA] By-Laws, 2003), the first professional organization solely devoted to the care of children was established as the Association for the Care of Children's Health (ACCH
) in 1965.
congressional amendment of Public Law 94-142, which broadened the scope of services for children with special needs (Krehbiel, Musnich-Bruno, & Lowe, 1991); (b) development of a "Joint Position Statement on Family-Centered Maternity/Newborn Care in Hospitals," which was a consensus statement of pediatric and perinatal professional organizations for medical and nursing professionals (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [ACOG], 1978); and (c) development of a FCC philosophy by the Association for the Care of Children's Health (ACCH
) (Shelton, Jeppson, & Johnson, 1987).