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Term: advance care planning

Term details for 'advance care planning'

The process of individuals planning with their care providers key priorities at end of life care for when their capacity to make decisions is lost. This may include an advance statement, and advance decision to refuse treatment, or appointment of Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Broader terms
care planning
Narrower terms
advance decision, advance statement
Related terms
decision making, end of life care, power of attorney

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