Talk with your patients and clients about their care goals, values and choices. Make a care plan that:
• Promotes their everyday health,
• Plans for future care, and
• Matches the best possible care to their choices at every phase of health
Connect: 5 Things To Talk About With Your Patients and Clients
How Do I Start a Discussion?
The “5 Things to Talk About with Your Patients and Clients” is basic guide of 5 key topics and suggested questions that mirrors the consumer guide, 5 Things to Talk About with Your Care Providers. The guides help care providers and their patients/clients have effective health care planning discussions at every phase of health. You can start with one topic or explore a few questions, and build on your discussion as your patient/client’s health needs and choices change over time. The guides below have ample room to add your notes.
“5 Things To Talk About With Your Patients & Clients”
Start with the basic guide for a goals of care discussion. Use the other guides as your patients and client’s health needs and choices change over time. Download and print below: