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Shared Decision Making - Overview

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Shared Decision Making is for YOU, the Veteran, your caregiver or other family member, your VA providers and social worker – so you can work TOGETHER to make decisions about the long term services and supports you need and prefer.


Watch these videos for an overview of Shared Decision Making. (courtesy of Informed Medical Decisions Foundation)

Shared Decision Making Animation video for Veterans and caregivers

For Veterans and caregivers

Shared decision making video for clinicians

For clinicians