Everyone will have to make a decision about their health or care at some point in their lives. Some people will be able to make their own decisions throughout their life. Others might, at some point, lose the ability to decide for themselves.
Understanding your rights to make decisions, and knowing what happens if you become unable to decide for yourself, is crucial in ensuring your wishes are respected and followed at the end of life.
You can read all the information below in a printed publication, Planning ahead – making choices for the end of life, which you can download or order from our Information Line
If you have questions about any of the information on these pages please contact us.