Care Providers

yound doc talking to lady in greenWork in Partnership: Put the Plan into Action!

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

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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:

 

1. “5 Things To Talk About” Basic Discussion Guide

2. Managing Health  and Chronic, Progressive Illness Guide

3. Coping with Serious Illness and End of Life Care Guide

4. Palliative Care and Serious Illness Guide