Monday, August 20, 2012

Links to Advanced Health Directives in every state


As mentioned in last week’s post, each state offers the ability to prepare an Advanced Health Directive (AHD).

Set out below are the links to the relevant government websites that provide the standard statutory forms for AHDs.

Obviously, before relying on any link, you should satisfy yourself that the relevant document is up-to-date.

In summary then:

NSW http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/patients/acp/Publications/acd-form-info-book.pdf

VIC https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/about/publications/formsandtemplates/advance-care-plan-template

QLD https://publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/power-of-attorney-and-advance-health-directive/resource/6a3af073-cdba-4b82-8de7-eabe65950c24

SA https://advancecaredirectives.sa.gov.au/upload/home/Current_ACD_Guide.pdf

WA http://www.health.wa.gov.au/advancehealthdirective/home/

NT https://nt.gov.au/law/rights/advance-personal-plan

TAS http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/129455/2482_ACD_Form_Online_Version_4_page.pdf

ACT http://www.health.act.gov.au/public-information/consumers/advance-care-planning


Until next week.