Resources and Downloads

Links, Downloads and Forms

Helpful documents

A glossary explaining common medical interventions - Respecting Patient Choices® ACT

Forms

Advance Care Plan Statement of Choices ACT

15305 Electronic Advanced Care Plan Competent Person - eNote (Word Document)

Advance Care Plan Statement of Choices - No Legal Capacity . - An Advance Care Plan  for people who do not have legal capacity to make medical decisions.

The completion of this form is dependent on a pre existing Enduring Power of Attorney . This form should be completed with a trained  Advance Care Planning or a Respecting Patient Choices® facilitator or a Medical Practitioner.The resulting "Advance Care Plan -No Legal Capacity" needs to be reviewed signed and dated by the persons' Medical Practioner.

ACT Health Direction 2007-55

Links

National Websites

Each State and Territory in Australia has different legislation and documentation. Different terminology may also be used e.g 'Advance Care Directives' or 'living wills'

Advance Care Planning Australia   Advance Care Planning Australia (previously known as Respecting Patient Choices Australia) includes detailed information, State and Territory forms and contacts.

Start 2 Talk website was commissioned by Alzheimer’s Australia with a focus on dementia and memory loss to promote planning ahead across a variety of life circumstances including advance care planning.

Local organisation's websites that may be of interest:

Palliative Care  ACT 

Donate Life

Council of The Ageing ACT 

Carers ACT - Support for Carers

LifeCircle -Specific support for those caring at end of life.

 International Websites of Interest

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

The Conversation Project

Prepare

Advanced Care Planning
Public Trustee and Guardian
ACT Government Health
Capital Health Network

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