Often called a ‘Living Will’, an Advance Decision about medical treatment avoids any misunderstanding about what your wishes are when you can no longer communicate them.
There may be a time when you can no longer share or communicate what you think. As difficult as that is to consider, making an Advance Decision can determine what happens to you at some time in the future – a time when you lack the capacity to either consent to or refuse medical treatment.
What happens if you are in a coma? What about life-sustaining treatment? Or blood transfusions?
Here at Rubin Lewis O’Brien we will help you understand the legal position and how best to plan. We will discuss your situation and make sure that the arrangements that your arrangements complement each other. We will explain clearly what you should consider, and we won’t use any baffling legal jargon.