Advance Health Directive

What is an Advance Health Directive?

An advance health directive is an essential part of your end-of-life care.

 

This a formal document which outlines your desires for your care that is in line with your beliefs and values.

 

Once a health directive is in place, it cannot be overridden by health professionals or family members.

 

An advance health directive also requires you to appoint a substitute decision maker. When choosing a substitute decision maker, it is important to consider if this individual will be able make decisions on your behalf, if you are unable to. 

Why do I need an Advance Health Directive?

An advance health directive is a document which outlines your wishes, if you are unable to make them yourself. 

What are the benefits of an Advance Health Directive?

 

It is beneficial as it allows you to have peace of mind, that outlines your desires for your care that is in line with your beliefs and values.

CG Legal Group will prepare an Advance Health Directive allowing you to give directions about your future health care, make your wishes known and give health professionals direction about the treatment you want and appoint someone you trust (an attorney) to make decisions about health care on your behalf.

Contact our expert legal team for assistance.