Fidelity, Wisdom & Love: Patients and Proxies in Partnership (2003)
Fidelity, Wisdom and Love
The emphasis in this video program and the interactive workbook is on the health care proxy and the good communication and trust necessary to share your own wishes for health care and for your health care proxy to ask questions to understand your wishes. The video stars Kathleen Chalfont (an actress who appeared in WIT) and her husband Henry Chalfont (a filmmaker). The Chalfonts have been married 36 years. The two case scenarios discussed in the video are also in the workbook. (Interactive Workbook with companion video [discusses health care proxies (selection of) and provides sample scenarios to discuss] The workbook was written by Joseph J. Fins, M.D. and Barbara S. Maltby, MA. It is entitled "Fidelity, Wisdom & Love: Patients and Proxies in Partnership. An Interactive Workbook for End-of- Life Decision-Making."