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Advance Care Planning is a process to ensure your voice is heard even if you are unable to make healthcare decisions for yourself.
Please note, some processes and policies discussed are specific to Taranaki DHB, so please always check with your local Healthcare Provider if you wish to find out more about documenting your own Advance Care Plan.
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What are the benefits of having an Advance Care Plan prior to moving into Aged Residential Care?
Listen to Mary speaking with Maria Escarlan, ARC Clinical Nurse Specialist from TDHB. Includes discussion around what happens if a person’s health deteriorates whilst in residential care.
Duration: 00:20:57 | Date: 6 March, 2022
Guest Angela Solomons from Taranaki community Law explains the importance of Enduring Powers of Attorney, and how this differs from an Advance Care Plan.
Duration: 00:30:24 | Date: 6 February, 2022
Do you know what to expect if you present at your local emergency department (ED)? How would the doctor/nurses know what your healthcare wishes, values, and goals are? Find out the importance of starting the conversation, documenting your advance care plan, and having your information available at the hospital, especially in these Covid times.
Duration: 00:19:45 | Date: 2 January, 2022
Let your voice be heard! Local people tell their stories about the value of having an Advance Care Plan documented before a health crisis occurs.
Duration: 00:29:27 | Date: 29 May, 2022