Decision Aid Summary

Title A Decision Aid about Goals of Care for Patients with Dementia
Audience People who help decide about health care for a person with dementia.
Options included Prolonging life.
Maintaining function.
Improving comfort.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, video
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Dr. Laura C. Hanson
Where was it developed? https://www.med.unc.edu/pcare/resources/goals-of-care
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
USA
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
6 out of 8 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.