Thursday, April 28, 2016

CHF announces advance care planning funding

The Colorado Health Foundation announces Advance Care Planning funding is available within its Health Care outcome area is now open for the June 15 deadline.In Health Care, the focus is to ensure all Coloradans achieve health with support from a network of primary health care and community services. 

As part of the Colorado Health Foundation's strategy to empower individuals and families to manage their own health, the Advance Care Planning funding opportunity will award grants of up to two years and up to approximately $200,000 for implementation of effective advance care planning initiatives in Colorado.

Advance care planning is important for health engagement, person-centered care, shared decision-making, achievement of Triple Aim objectives and helps ensure that health care wishes at end of life or in the event of incapability are honored.

This funding opportunity is designed to accelerate existing advance care planning efforts in Colorado where feasible and to support innovative demonstration projects that have the goal of increasing individual and family health engagement through advance care planning. To be considered for funding, applicants must meet specific criteria.

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