Planning in Advance for Your Health Care - Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard
Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical ICU Project: Planning in Advance for Your
Three-fold brochure describing the process of choosing a health care agent and filling
out a Health Care Proxy form to be distributed to the general public.
Clinical Care Tools - Advance Care Planning
Massachusetts General Hospital
Palliative Care Services
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114
J. Andrew Billings, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure leads the reader through the process of advance care planning, including
thinking about and writing down choices, filling out the Health Care Proxy form,
and choosing a health care agent.
advance care plan, advance directives, decision-making, care plan, care planning,
quality of life, emotional well-being, psychological well-being, preferences, values,
caregiver information, caregiver training, patient information
To use this tool:
This tool is copyrighted. Please contact Massachusetts General Hospital for permission
to use this tool.
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
Brochure Preparing to be a Healthcare Agent -2 page PDF
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free
Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted: July 2006
Return to Massachusetts General Hospital and
Harvard Medical School
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve
care for dying people and their families.