It can be hard to talk about what might happen if you become unwell, but it will give you and your loved ones peace of mind to know that your wishes can be known and will be respected. Your advance care plan includes the conversation you have with your family, friends and health care professionals and your written documents. Here are some tips to get you started.
The advance care planning Statement of Choices form focuses on your wishes and choices for health care into the future. Your advance care plan, including your Statement of Choices form, will only be used to help guide health care decisions if you are unable to make or communicate your decisions.
Frequently asked questions about advance care planning, the Statement of Choices and other Queensland advance care planning documents – Advance Health Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney, and terminology.