Decision Aid Summary

Title Making Choices: Feeding Options for Patients with Dementia.
Audience People who help decide about health care for a person with dementia.
Options included Nutrition through a feeding tube.
Ways to help with eating by mouth.
Year of last update or review 2011
Format Web, video, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Laura C. Hanson
Where was it developed? http://www.med.unc.edu/pcare
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
US
Health condition Dementia
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
4 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.