This is a large print version of our Advance Decision pack for those who would might find it easier to read. It contains an Advance Decision form and comprehensive guidance notes explaining everything you need to know to complete it.
This Advance Decision pack contains an Advance Decision form and comprehensive guidance notes explaining everything you need to know to complete it.
This new booklet is designed to help people who have been recently diagnosed with a terminal illness find the information they need and ask questions, so that they can make informed decisions about their treatment and care – helping them to live well in the time they have left.
New research reveals that GPs lack sufficient awareness and understanding of Living Wills, with potentially damaging consequences for patients.
This factsheet explains what an Advance Decision is, what it can and can’t be used for, and the steps involved in completing one. This is applicable to people living in England and Wales.
This factsheet outlines the differences between Advance Decisions and Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney. It explains how they work together and what happens if you want to have both documents. It is for people in England and Wales.
In order to ensure our work is evidence based, we keep up-to-date with current policy and research. Alongside this we conduct our own research and information-gathering. Our Policy Manifesto sets out the challenges we have identified to enabling greater patient choice at the end of life, and what we envisage as the way forward.
Most people have some form of opinion about how they would like to be treated at the end of their lives, regardless of their identity or background. For LGBT people in particular, your identity might have an impact on the treatment and care you would like to receive.
Our new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at engaging the South Asian community in planning ahead for end-of-life care and treatment.