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Our Impact During the Pandemic
2020 Accomplishments Report
Working together. Learn how we help empower patients, families, and healthcare providers making end of life decisions.
Meet the GOC Coalition and our partners
Hollywood legends, Michael Douglas and Danny DeVito donated their time during lockdown for a Public Video Announcement.
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Discuss, decide, document.
Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard. Our Let’s Talk series can help you start the conversation.
Start the conversation
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
Our Impact During the Pandemic

2020 Accomplishments Report

Our Impact During the Pandemic
2020 Accomplishments Report
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Discuss, decide, document.
Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard. Our Let’s Talk series can help you start the conversation.
Start the conversation
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

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: Medical Decision Making and POLST: Clinical and Spiritual Considerations

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Are you prepared if you or your loved ones get seriously ill with COVID-19? Have you documented your wishes in an advance care plan so those taking care of you know your wishes if you become too sick to speak for yourself? If you’re the medical decision-maker for a loved one, do they have a POLST form and is it up to date? Or, are you a healthcare professional who is administering care to high-risk patients? To help address questions about advance care planning, POLST and other topics during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are making additional resources available. View a short message from Dr. David Barile, our Founder and Chief Medical Officer.

Goals of Care Coalition of NJ

Working together to focus on the patient’s goals. Learn more

Patients & Family

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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

Discuss, Decide & Document

Are you prepared if you or your loved ones get seriously ill with COVID-19? Have you documented your wishes in an advance care plan so those taking care of you know your wishes if you become too sick to speak for yourself? If you’re the medical decision-maker for a loved one, do they have a Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment​ (POLST) form and is it up to date? Now is the time to talk with your loved ones about who is designated as your healthcare proxy and what matters most to you if you should become very sick. POLST is designed for seriously ill or older people who are at high-risk of a life-threatening medical event.

Are you the medical decision maker for a loved one in a nursing home? Do they have a POLST form or advance care plan? Is it up to date? Are you a healthcare professional who is administering care to high risk patients? To help address questions about POLST and other topics during the COVID19 pandemic, we are making additional resources available.

FREE COVID 19 WEBINAR FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS
Monday to Friday, 1:00 PM EST
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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

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

POLST

A POLST form will inform your healthcare providers about the types of medical treatment you’d like to receive.
New Jersey POLST
POLST in Your State

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 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 help the sickest and most vulnerable New Jerseyeans get the care they need and no less, and the care they want and no more. Donate today to help us provide critical information to patients and families and raise our voice with local, state and federal policy makers.

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

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