Goals of Care Conversations
1Unit’s Goals of Care Conversations program teaches unit staff how to introduce, schedule and conduct a structured Goals of Care conversation with patients and families to elicit their wishes and desires, with the patient’s optimum care and care plan as the central goal.
“A family meeting is a procedure, and it requires no less skill than performing an operation.”
Source: Gawande, A., 2014. Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end. Metropolitan Books.