We’d like to think our loved ones will always be healthy, independent and able to make decisions for themselves, but things can change suddenly. They might have an accident or a serious illness and no longer be able to speak for themselves. When that happens, doctors often turn to their loved ones to speak for them. If that happens, will you know what care they would want?
Everyone needs help when thinking ahead and carrying out plans at the end of his/her/their life. Everyone has the right to die with dignity, respect and feeling at peace. That is why it is important to have a plan in place ahead of time. By using the THINKING AHEAD document you can have plans easily placed in advance.
When it comes to have a conversation you may find it difficult, this CONVERSATION GUIDE will help you start the conversation.
Choice in Caring – What is important to you? How would you like to be cared for, family involved and other choices. These are all important questions laid out in thios easy to understand document.
You can learn additional End of Life Care information and documents by going to Alta Regional Website.