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What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)?

What is ACP?

ACP stands for “Advance Care Planning”. Advance care planning (ACP) is exactly that: a plan that reflects the preferences of a person’s future medical care.

It involves making decisions in advance for situations where you may not be able to make your own choices due to illness or injury. ACP includes discussing and documenting your preferences with trusted individuals like family members and healthcare providers.

By creating an advance care plan, you can ensure that your wishes are respected and that your medical care aligns with your values and beliefs. It’s a purpose-driven process that helps guide your healthcare decisions and ensures you receive care that is consistent with what you want.

What does the plan include?

Advance care planning typically involves completing an advance directive, which is a legal document that records a person’s wishes about medical treatment at a future time.

This document can include instructions about the types of treatments the person would like to receive or decline, as well as the types of care they would like to receive in the event of a terminal illness or injury. It can also include instructions about who should make medical decisions on the person’s behalf if they are unable to do so.

Why create a plan with Koda?

Our online platform empowers you to walk through these decisions easily and at your own pace, while also providing a path to documenting them, legally. Just think, point, and click. What was once a cumbersome task involving several sets of paper documents and trips to a courthouse or notary, can all be done from the comfort of your own home.

Our advanced software brings together all the important legal documents you need for your advance care plan, making it accessible from anywhere with an internet connection.

We provide user-friendly videos and step-by-step explanations to help you feel confident in making these important healthcare decisions.

At Koda, we prioritize aligning your decisions with your personal values, ensuring that every prompt and question reflects your unique beliefs and preferences

Advance care planning is recommended for everyone, regardless of age or health status. By engaging in ACP, you can rest easy knowing your wishes are respected and that your loved ones and healthcare providers are aware of your preferences for medical treatment, such as end-of-life care. It can also help alleviate the burden of decision-making for your family and loved ones during what can be a difficult and emotional time.

It is important to note that advance care planning is a personal decision and can involve a range of conversations and considerations. At Koda, our care navigators are also available to help you every step along the way to help put your ACP documents together.It’s also helpful that you consult with your healthcare provider to discuss your options and develop a plan that aligns with your values and goals.

Whats the next step?

So, if you’ve reached our website and are reading this article because you’ve received either: a letter, an email or a phone call about Koda, you’re in the right place.

If you’ve received correspondence from us, that means you are covered under either a health provider or insurance company and are able to access our platform FOR FREE!