Plan for the best: National Advance Care Planning Week 2021 (22 – 26 March)
Important life choices are planned, not let to chance. Find out what you can do today to retain control over your medical care choices into the future.
Whether it’s for yourself or someone you love, learn more and get involved.
PCT is running a number of events and workshops across the state to support both the community and health care workers understand and implement the Advance Care Directives.
Community events that are still available to book for are:
Life is Short Plan Ahead – Smithton – CAPACITY
Life is Short Plan Ahead – Rosebery
Advance Care Planning Workshop – Burnie – CAPACITY
Advance Care Planning Workshop – Devonport – CAPACITY
Advance Care Planning Workshop – Ulverston – CAPACITY
Community Connection – Advance Care Planning – ONLINE – Tickets still available
Advanced Care Planning and writing up an Advance Care Directive provides a way for competent people to document legally what type of medical attention they would or wouldn’t want if they no longer had capacity to make their own decisions.
The session will cover:
- What is advance care planning ACP?
- The Benefits of ACP
- Advance Care Planning & Advance Care Directives (ACD)
- When are advance care directives used + who should have one?
- Legalities of Advance Care Planning in Tasmania
- The Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
- Understand substituted decision-making options in Tasmania
- How develop your ACD.
Sessions suitable for anyone who wants to understand more about planning ahead, how to support themselves and others.