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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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Only 38% of patients with chronic illness have completed advance directives. If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a chronic illness especially one that is life threatening, it's time to get your medical wishes documented. Not sure where to start? Use #GOCCNJ series 'Let's Talk' Guidebook and Videos to help you through the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentwww.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/lets-talk-acp-guide/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Only 38% of patients with chronic illness have completed advance directives. If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a chronic illness especially one that is life threatening, its time to get your medical wishes documented. Not sure where to start? Use #GOCCNJ series Lets Talk Guidebook and Videos to help you through the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

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In NJ, patients near the EOL receive more aggressive medical care than those in any other state in the US. Such high-intensity care is often unwanted and burdensome to patients and families. The #GOCCNJ 4Step iCare Plan is an individualized, simple, 4-step approach that helps patients and families navigate through challenging medical decisions with their healthcare professional.Make YOUR medical decisions by visiting: www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/4step-icare-plan/ ... See MoreSee Less

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In NJ, patients near the EOL receive more aggressive medical care than those in any other state in the US. Such high-intensity care is often unwanted and burdensome to patients and families. The #GOCCNJ 4Step iCare Plan is an individualized, simple, 4-step approach that helps patients and families navigate through challenging medical decisions with their healthcare professional.

Make YOUR medical decisions by visiting: https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/4step-icare-plan/

A 2019 Eagleton Poll showed that only 30% of New Jerseyans have a written document detailing their end of life wishes. Only 24% have shared this document with a healthcare professional. It's time for providers to initiate the conversation with patients so care goals are met. Not sure how to begin? Use #GOCCNJs 4Step iCare Plan - Conversation Assistant! Let's get the end of life conversations flowing in NJ. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentwww.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/ ... See MoreSee Less

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A 2019 Eagleton Poll showed that only 30% of New Jerseyans have a written document detailing their end of life wishes. Only 24% have shared this document with a healthcare professional. Its time for providers to initiate the conversation with patients so care goals are met. Not sure how to begin? Use #GOCCNJs 4Step iCare Plan - Conversation Assistant! Lets get the end of life conversations flowing in NJ. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

https://www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/

If facing a life limiting illness, do you understand the importance of appointing an adult as your health care representative? A representative, or proxy, will make decisions about your medical care including decisions about life-sustaining treatments if you can no longerspeak or make decisions for yourself. It's important to share your end-of life care goals with your proxy and healthcare provider. Not sure where to begin? Use #GOCCNJs "Let's Talk: Guidebook and Videos" to help you start the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentwww.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/lets-talk-acp-guide/ ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

If facing a life limiting illness, do you understand the importance of appointing an adult as your health care representative? A representative, or proxy, will make decisions about your medical care including decisions about life-sustaining treatments if you can no longer
speak or make decisions for yourself. 

Its important to share your end-of life care goals with your proxy and healthcare provider.  Not sure where to begin?  Use #GOCCNJs Lets Talk: Guidebook and Videos to help you start the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/lets-talk-acp-guide/

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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