MCA resources on Advance decision

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ADRTs and section 63 of the MHA

360 Assurance

Guidance relating to advance decisions to refuse treatment (ADRTs) and the Mental Health Act 1983.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decision (‘living will’) and lasting power of attorney for health and welfare: what is the difference and can I have both?

Compassion In Dying

This factsheet provides essential information on advance decision, lasting power of attorney for health and welfare, and capacity.

Last updated on hub: 07 September 2020

Advance decision (living wills)

Alzheimer's Society

This resource explains different aspects of planning ahead for people who have dementia ('advance care planning'). Sections cover: what is an advance statement; why should I consider making an advance decision or advance statement; will the doctor have to follow my advance decision or advance statement; what an advance decision cannot do; how to make an advance decision; frequently asked questions.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decision pack

Compassion In Dying

This document contains the advance decision to refuse treatment form – the form sets out the situations in which individuals want to refuse medical treatment if they are unable to make or communicate that decision in the future; and guidance notes – this gives information to help people complete the form. The notes explain when an advance decision would be used and offers support to consider the wishes.

Last updated on hub: 09 September 2020

Advance decision to refuse treatment – also known as a ‘Living Will’: frequently asked questions

NHS North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Key information on advance decision to refuse treatment, including the role of doctors, how to ensure an advance decision is valid and the effect of it if you lose your capacity temporarily.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decision to refuse treatment: patient information leaflet

NHS North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Statement form for advance decision to refuse treatment (A5). An advance decision allows a person over the age of 18 to refuse a specific treatment in the future when they lack the capacity to consent to, or refuse, that treatment.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decision to refuse treatment: patient information leaflet

NHS North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Statement form for advance decision to refuse treatment (A4). An advance decision allows a person over the age of 18 to refuse a specific treatment in the future when they lack the capacity to consent to, or refuse, that treatment.

Last updated on hub: 17 September 2020

Advance decisions (living wills): an introduction

Compassion In Dying

This factsheet explains what an advance decision is, what it can and cannot be used for, and how to make one.

Last updated on hub: 09 September 2020

Advance decisions and advance statements: factsheet 463LP

Alzheimer's Society

This factsheet explains how advance decisions and advance statements work, and what they can and cannot do. It also provides practical advice to help draft an advance decision.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills

Age UK

This factsheet explains what advance decisions to refuse treatment (‘living will’) and advance statements are, why individuals might want to prepare one or both of them, requirements for drawing them up, and ways to ensure other people know they exist.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

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