What is it?
The Measure of Process of Care (MPOC) is a self-report measure of parents' perceptions of the extent to which the health services they and their child(ren) receive are family-centred. MPOC-56 is the original version. MPOC-56 is a well-validated and reliable measure that has been used internationally in many evaluations of family-centred service. MPOC-20 is also available in the CanChild Store. For more information on the MPOC please see our resources section.
How do I get it?
This is a downloadble PDF. Licensing for the electronic (online survey) version of this measure is sold separately. Please see MPOC-56 Online Survey for pricing information.
Introduction to MPOC
The following video provides an introduction to CanChild's Measure of Processes of Care (MPOC), which looks at families' perceptions on the care they and their child receive, and highlights MPOC's relationship to family-centred service.
A sample page of the MPOC-56 can be found below:
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