Advanced Directives | In Home Health Care | Oakland County | Genesee County

In Home Health Care | Oakland County | Livingston County | Genesee County

Advance Directive- Do you know what it is?

 

“A document that focuses on helping patients detail their own “Advance Directive” – focuses on helping patients detail their own that lays out the patient’s wishes for health care decisions, such as life-sustaining treatment, and designates a Patient Advocate to oversee those decisions.”

 

Consider the following facts.
- 90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. 27% have done so.
- 80% of people say that if seriously ill, they would want to talk to their doctor about wishes for medical treatment toward the end of their life.
- 7% report having had this conversation with their doctor.
- 82% of people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing. 23% have done it

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Would you like more information on how to talk with your family and doctor?

Visit our friends over at The Conversation Project

Grace Terry

Graceful Living In-Home Health Care, 7688 Highland Road, Waterford Township, MI, 48327