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Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard. Our Let’s Talk series can help you start the conversation.
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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
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.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

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

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A physician shares his less than stellar experience receiving his diagnosis. Healthcare providers across the country struggle with how to share bad news with patients. #GOCCNJ offers free resources and tools for physicians and patients.  The 4SiCP Conversation Assistant will guide physician directed conversations with patients about their diagnosis, prognosis, goals, and treatment plan that aligns with their wishes. Visit https://www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/

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On June 14th, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference will be held at The College of New Jersey in Ewing.  Open to the public.  #GOCCNJ

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Important resources to help navigate through challenging medical decisions. #GOCCNJ has updated the 4Step iCare Plan and created new videos to help patients and families. Print out the plan, watch the videos and schedule time to speak w/your healthcare provider about end-of-life care goals. #DiscussDecideDocument #goalsofcare #hospice #palliative #AdvanceCarePlanningwww.goalsofcare.org/patients-fami…/4step-icare-plan/"https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-fami…/4step-icare-plan/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Important resources to help navigate through challenging medical decisions.  #GOCCNJ has updated the 4Step iCare Plan and created new videos to help patients and families. Print out the plan, watch the videos and schedule time to speak w/your healthcare provider about end-of-life care goals. #DiscussDecideDocument #goalsofcare #hospice #palliative #AdvanceCarePlanning

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NEW RESOURCES! #GOCCNJ has updated the 4Step iCare Plan and created new videos to help patients and families navigate through challenging medical decisions. Print out the plan, watch the videos and schedule time to speak w/your healthcare provider about end-of-life care goals.#DiscussDecideDocument #goalsofcare #hospice #palliative #AdvanceCarePlanningwww.goalsofcare.org/patients-fami…/4step-icare-plan/ ... See MoreSee Less

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NEW RESOURCES! #GOCCNJ has updated the 4Step iCare Plan and created new videos to help patients and families navigate through challenging medical decisions. 
Print out the plan, watch the videos and schedule time to speak w/your healthcare provider about end-of-life care goals.#DiscussDecideDocument #goalsofcare #hospice #palliative #AdvanceCarePlanning

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"Let's face it--advance care planning can be tough! The subject matter is difficult to approach, it's hard to figure out where to start and all of the factors to be considered can be overwhelming. #GOCCNJ is aware of these barriers and has created a NEW series 'Let's Talk' to simplify the process and ease you into taking the first step. Watch the 'Let's Talk' Videos and use along with the 'Let's Talk' Guidebook. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentPlan for future health care today by visiting:www.goalsofcare.org/patients-f…/lets-talk-acp-guide/" ... See MoreSee Less

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Lets face it--advance care planning can be tough! The subject matter is difficult to approach, its hard to figure out where to start and all of the factors to be considered can be overwhelming. #GOCCNJ is aware of these barriers and has created a NEW series Lets Talk to simplify the process and ease you into taking the first step. Watch the Lets Talk Videos and use along with the Lets Talk Guidebook. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Plan for future health care today by visiting:
https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-f…/lets-talk-acp-guide/

#ConversationOfYourLife Five Wishes Workshop tomorrow: Learn how to empower yourself and your loved ones to open up the #EndOfLifeCare conversation to give each other the gift of clarity. Join #NJHCQI #COYL Bergen Taskforce in Westwood #NJ for a light dinner and this insightful workshop. Open to the public. ... See MoreSee Less

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Rutgers Cancer Institute and Cancer Support Community Central NJ are hosting a FREE Patient Education Program on Tues 6/11 on Advanced Care Planning. Register now to reserve your spot. cinj.org/patient-care/patient-education-event-workshop-advanced-care-planning ... 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.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

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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