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Working together. Learn how we help empower patients, families, and healthcare providers making end of life decisions.
Meet the GOC Coalition and our partners
Let’s talk. Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard—we can help you start the conversation.
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Diagnosis is just the beginning. Access valuable tools to identify a patient’s wishes for end of life care.
Learn more about the 4Step iCare Plan
Do they know your wishes? Make sure your healthcare providers know the medical care you would like to receive.
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Goals of Care Coalition of NJ

Working together to focus on the patient’s goals.
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Patients & Family

Free videos to empower patients and families.
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Centers of Excellence

We provide training at skilled nursing facilities to improve communications about advance care planning. Become a Center of Excellence

In honor of #NationalHealthCareDecisionsDay, #NJHCQI #ConversationOfYourLife task forces are planning events across #NJ in April to get residents involved in their own, & their loved ones, #AdvancedCarePlanning. Join us in these events as we discuss the crucial topic of #EndOfLifeCare planning with local experts & community leaders. Find a local event now: bit.ly/2udafGL ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

On March 6th, join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

On March 6th, join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

March is #NationalProfessionalSocialWorkMonth. Thank you to the social workers who care for children and adults during their time of need. Helping others feel connected and fulfilled and giving meaning and sense of purpose to individuals when they are feeling vulnerable is invaluable. #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument #SWMonth NASW-NJ #Elevate ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

March is #NationalProfessionalSocialWorkMonth. Thank you to the social workers who care for children and adults during their time of need. Helping others feel connected and fulfilled and giving meaning and sense of purpose to individuals when they are feeling vulnerable is invaluable. #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument  #SWMonth NASW-NJ #Elevate

On March 6th, join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

On March 6th, join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Thank you to our 13 coalition members and special guests Coalition to Transform Advanced Care and Rutgers School of Public Health who came together to share ideas, discuss programming, and to engage in long range planning to improve end-of-life care in NJ. We were so busy we didn't have time to take a photo! #goalsofcare #GOCCNJHealth Care Association of New Jersey HQSI NASW-NJLeadingAge New Jersey New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Visiting Nurse Association Health Group #MedicalSocietyofNewJersey #NewJerseyAssociationofHealthPlans #NewJerseyHospitalAssociation #HomeCareandHospiceAssociationofNewJersey #NewJerseyPalliativeCareAdvancedPracticeNurseConsortium ... See MoreSee Less

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4Step iCare Plan

An Individualized End of Life Care Plan

Our 4Step iCare Plan is a simple, 4-step approach that helps patients, families, and healthcare providers navigate through challenging medical decisions.
Learn more with our video series and helpful tools

The NJ POLST Form

A NJ POLST form will inform your healthcare providers about the types of medical treatment you’d like to receive.
Watch our video series about the NJ POLST
Learn more and download a NJ POLST form

Get Involved!

 As an agent of change. Join the Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey to help improve end of life care for patients and families.
As a supporter of our efforts. We depend on the generosity of our donors to provide critical information to patients and families—this information is provided at no cost when it’s needed most.

Thank you!

 Part of our efforts has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Baldwin-Sieck Family Fund.

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