The Caring Conversations® Workbook will guide you, your family and your friends through the process of advance care planning with a highly individualized focus. This workbook is available in English or Spanish and includes a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions form and a Healthcare Directives form for your use.
TPOPP - Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences
Even if you have thought about your healthcare wishes, talked to your family and friends and completed a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions, circumstances change. There are specific decisions that may become critically important if you live with an advanced chronic illness or have been told you have a limited life expectancy. TPOPP can help! This booklet is available as an addition to the Workbook.
Designed to help individuals get the conversation started, this booklet is structured around open-ended sentences. Beginning with “My name is…,” it gently moves the conversation between participants to express what is cherished in their respective lives. Sharing this exercise sets the foundation for the Caring Conversations® Workbook. This booklet is available as an addition to the Workbook.
The Center offers professional training in Advance Care Planning and the use of these resources. For information and scheduling call 816-979-1366. You can also find numerous articles, resources and interviews in the Advance Care Planning section.