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Advance Care Planning

Tools and Checklists

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Health tools help you make the best health decisions for you or to take action to improve your health. These tools focus on decisions that are important in advance care planning.

Advance Care Planning: Should I Have Artificial Hydration and Nutrition?

Advance Care Planning: Should I Receive CPR and Life Support?

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Treatment That Prolongs My Life?

Advance Care Planning Checklist

  • I have thought about ​my values and beliefs and personal goals as they relate to my healthcare.
  • I have spoken to my healthcare provider(s) about my health and what healthcare decisions I might need to make in the future.
  • I have chosen and spoken to my agent about my wishes.
  • I have talked about my healthcare treatment wishes with my family and/or trusted friends.
  • My doctors and I have spoken together about my Goals of Care designation.
  • I have filled out a personal directive and given copies to my agent and healthcare provider(s).
  • I have a Green Sleeve for my documents (including my personal directive and Goals of Care Designation order) and have put it on or near my fridge.
  • I will bring my Green Sleeve to the hospital and all healthcare appointments.

Current as of: April 2, 2018

Author: Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Alberta Health Services