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Advance care planning is a process of planning for future health and personal care whereby a person's values, beliefs, and preferences are made known so they can guide clinical decision making at a future time when that person cannot make or communicate their decisions.
Find out more about advance care planning at Advance Care Planning Australia.
Our Advance Care Planning (ACP) service delivers patient services, education and training across the organisation.
We provide the following services:
Advance care planning is a process that ensures family and treating healthcare teams understand what is important to you and how you want to be treated if you become unable to make decisions or communicate your preferences.
Advance care planning can include:
While you are staying in hospital, you can ask to speak to a member of our Advance Care Planning team about:
Contact the Advance Care Planning team for an information pack if you would like to start the process yourself.
You can also download and complete the forms, and then send them to us:
Contact us to send your advance care planning documents, or to request an information pack.
Phone: 03 9496 5000 (ask for Advance Care Planning)
If you are staying in hospital and want to contact us, ask your doctor or nurse to make a referral to us.
Level 7, Harold Stokes Building
145 Studley Rd
Advance Care Planning
PO Box 5555