This session will demonstrate the benefits of integrating the National PACE Association (NPA) model practices in discussion of goals of care in LTC facilities. The three presenters will discuss how the NPA model practice was developed and the synergies that these model practices bring to LTC facilities. The presenters will also detail the “nuts and bolts” in implementing these goals of care discussion including approaches to staffing, training, care coordination, as well as with challenges and opportunities. This session will provide an opportunity for attendees to explore with presenters the details of the program and identify elements applicable to their own programs.
Describe a process to identify goals of care utilizing the National PACE Association Model Practice and how they may be utilized for advanced care planning.
Explain how integrating goals of care discussion increases the quality of care of all residents in nursing home.
Describe the fundamentals of shared decision making in the application of person-centered care.
Utilize effective communication with patients, staff, families and caregivers.