Advance Care Planning gives everyone, including you, a chance to think about what’s important. It helps you to understand what the future might hold and to say what health care you would, or would not, want.
Advance Care Planning helps you, the important people in your life and your health care team plan for your end-of-life care. This makes it much easier for everyone to know what you want – especially if there comes a time that you can no longer speak for yourself.
Advance Care Planning can be done a step at a time at your own pace.
The important steps are thinking and talking about your wishes, writing them down or recording them and sharing them.
There are guides and an online Advance Care Planning tool you can use to record your wishes. They are as follows: