Different Conversations: The Importance of Advance Care Directives

Do you have an Advance Care Directive (ACD)? If not, don’t worry, you’re among the 86% of Australians without one. Now is the time for you and your clients and patients to plan for the future. 

The Advance Care Directive empowers you, and those you care for, to make clear legal arrangements for future health care, end of life, preferred living arrangements & other personal matters.

 

Join VIVA Mutual and Simple Healthcare Solutions to learn more about the importance of Advance Care Directives from our guest speakers:

 
 

Key Takeaways

 
There may be a time in your life when you can’t make your own decisions. This could be because of a sudden accident or illness.
 

If this happened, how would you want decisions to be made about your health care? Who would you want to make these decisions for you?

 

Take the time to complete an Advance Care Directive and make your wishes for future care known.

 

Visit www.advancecaredirectives.sa.gov.au to download free resources or view the full list of collection points for a FREE hard copy of the Advance Care Directive Kit.

 

The kit includes a step-by-step guide as well as the required forms so you can complete an Advance Care Directive yourself without help from a professional, like a lawyer.

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