If you need to make decisions about your healthcare, understanding your rights and planning in advance can give you peace of mind.
Compassion in Dying is a registered charity set up to help people make informed choices. There is lots of clear information on the Compassion in Dying website which answers questions such as;
- What are my rights to make decisions about my treatment and care?
- What happens if I cannot make a decision for myself?
- Can I make decisions on behalf of someone else who lacks capacity?
- How can I ensure my wishes about treatment and care are respected?
Compassion in Dying offers easy to follow advice about making a Living Will, Lasting Power of Attorney, Do not attempt resuscitation forms (DNAR) and lots more. click on the link below.