Geriatrics and Extended Care
Shared Decision Making - OverviewExpand Content (accessible version)
What is Shared Decision Making?
VHA encourages you to share decisions about long term care by including others in your discussions. This includes your family caregiver, medical provider and, of course, your social worker or care coordinator.
VHA Leadership Supports Shared Decision Making? - Learn why VHA leaders are supporting shared decision making for choices about long term services and supports.
Shared Decision Making in Rural Areas - Learn how social work is key to helping Veterans, their family and caregivers make decisions about long term services and supports.
Shared Decision Making Worksheet
Helps you think about your long term care needs and preferences.
Helps you assess your caregiver role and responsibilities.