Real MOORS Talk about Health Care Directives A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan .
I'm getting older. What documents should I have in place?
What is a health care directive?
What is the difference between a Last Will and a Health Care Directive?
Why do I require a health care directive?
Do I need a lawyer to create a health care directive?
Do I need a health care directive if I already have a last will and testament?
What is a living will?
What is a medical power of attorney?
If I have a durable power of attorney do I also need a medical power of attorney?
Will my health care directive be legally binding?
Will my health care provider be obliged to follow the instructions in my health care directive?
How long will a health care directive last?