Conversation Starter Kit

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Conversation Starter Kit

Description

The Conversation Starter Kit can help consumers organize their thoughts and wishes, and then have conversations about end-of-life care with their friends, family, and doctor. The kit gives suggestions on steps to take while making these decisions. There is also a form where individuals can put their end-of-life decisions onto paper. 

Developer:

Institute for Healthcare Improvement; The Conversation Project

Funding Sources:

Cambia Health Solutions; Cummings Foundation; The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

History

Release Date: 2014
Review Date: 2014
Date Verified: 10/31/14
Recent Summary: October 2014
Original Summary: July 2014
Last Updated: 10/31/14

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