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31 Aug 2022... This guide provides information to help you prepare and complete your Advance Health Directive. This helps you to think deeply about future situations in which you are unwell and unable to make decisions about your health care. If this is distressing, please seek support from a family member, friend or health professional. The sections of this document cover information explains what an Advance Health Directive is and why it is helpful, provides a step-by-step guide to making an Advance Health Directive, answers other frequently asked questions, an example of a completed form, and a blank Advance Health Directive.
30 Dec 2022... A Values and Preferences Form can be used to make a record of your values, preferences and wishes about your future health and personal care (advance care planning). The form includes information on why it is useful, how it relates to advance care planning, and how it differs from an Advance Health Directive.
'Cue Cards' is a resource developed by Eastern Health, Diversity and Inclusion to assist health professionals and clients/carers who have English language difficulties or problems communicating with each other. This resource is not intended to replace accredited interpreters but can be used by clients/carers to communicate simple needs such as hunger, thirst, use of a telephone, request for a bible and by professionals to indicate simple instructions/concepts. Please note that the translations for Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Creole, Greek, Italian, Malay and Vietnamese can only be downloaded directly from the Eastern Health website. Please scroll down until you find these languages. For more information, click here .
23 Oct 2023... This workbook can help you learn about advance care planning (ACP). It includes activities to help you gather your thoughts, get started and guide you through the process. Undertaking ACP requires you to think deeply about future situations in which you are unwell and unable to make decisions about your health care. If this is distressing, please seek the support of a family member, friend, or healthcare provider.
30 Dec 2022... This advance care planning (ACP) factsheet helps you prepare for your future health and personal care. It explains why ACP is important, its process, and how it helps others understand your values, beliefs and preferences when you are no longer able to make or communicate decisions about your health and personal care.
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