You can sign a legal form making it clear who you want to make MEDICAL DECISIONS for you if you are too sick to do it yourself. This is a ‘Medical Treatment Decision Maker’.
Talk to your family, friends, and doctors about your values, beliefs and health care preferences. Tell them about what is important for you. Also, talk to your doctors or other health professionals to find out more about what might be ahead.
If there is something you feel strongly about, you can write it down in an Advance Care Plan / Directive or in a letter describing your health care values and preferences for future medical treatments, including what type of medical treatment you would agree to, and what you would not want.
It is important we all consider Advance Care Planning, however, it is particularly important if:
Monash Health Advance Care Planning Program offers a free service to assist you in discussion and document preparation.
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Please contact the Advance Care Planning program if you would like to arrange an information session for your service/organisation
Phone: (03) 9594 3475