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.
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 explains what a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare is, how one can be used, and how to make one. This is for people living in England and Wales.
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.
This factsheet explains what you can do if there is a disagreement over
how someone should be treated or cared for. It includes information about
how treatment and care decisions are made on someone’s behalf if they
are unable to make or communicate a decision, and what steps you can
take if you disagree with the person in charge of their care.
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.
Our new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at engaging the Somali community in planning ahead for end-of-life care and treatment.