It may be difficult to engage your loved ones to have Advance Care Planning discussion. Many have shared that they do not know how to even introduce this topic to their family members. Here, we have come up with a game you can try to make it fun and less threatening.
DO YOU KNOW ME?
The objective of this game is to get people
talking about end-of-life issues in a fun and non-threatening manner.
Study has shown that playing an end-of-life
conversation game motivates people to engage in Advance Care Planning. While it
is possible that you may still be unsure about your loved ones’ wishes by the
end of this game, see this as something that can get the ball rolling.
You are free to come out with your own list
of questions. Here are some sample questions to start you off:
(Suggestion: Choose questions which you
think the participants are comfortable to answer)
What new things have you learned about your
family members, friends or even colleagues? What new things about yourself have
they learned? Most importantly, was the objective of the game met?
After all the sharing (and the laughter),
it will be a waste not to seize this opportunity further. Here are some ways in
which you can further carry on the conversation: