Children and young people under 18 can participate in advance care planning discussions and complete values-based advance care planning documents; however, in Queensland, a person needs to be 18 years or older before they can complete an Advance Health Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney document
The following advance care planning documents may be useful:
The Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria have developed a very helpful policy paper, framework and discussion guide on advance care planning. This has been designed for healthcare professionals working with children who have life-limiting conditions and their families, to help them to have advance care planning conversations. There is also a very helpful App called "Thinking Ahead" produced by The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.