End of Life Planning

There may be number of decisions which are important for you to consider making as part of your end-of-life planning. For example, you may wish to update your Will and to write an Advance Care Directive. This page contains some useful links to services and information which may assist you.

Your Will

A Will is a legal document directing how your property is to be dealt with after your death and appointing a person or people to do this.

Power of Attorney

This is a legal document enabling someone appointed by you to look after your financial matters before your death.

Advance Care Directive

An Advance Care Directive is a written expression to your health practitioners about your wishes for the future treatment you would and would not like to have if you lose the capacity to make or communicate decisions about your treatment.

Enduring Guardianship

This is a legal document enabling someone appointed by you to make decisions on your behalf about your living arrangements, medical treatment or other lifestyle issues if you lose the capacity to make your own decisions.