PATIENTS AND FAMILIES
Advance Care Planning is a process of planning for your future medical care. Advance Care Planning includes:
The Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care is the state’s legal format for documenting your preferences for the medical treatments you want to receive should you not be able to communicate for yourself. Any capable adult over the age of 18 can complete the Georgia Advance Directive. Completion of the Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care is voluntary. With it, you can:
Be sure to talk with your loved ones about these important decisions. Letting them know your views is the best way to make sure that your wishes are followed. The CRITICAL Conditions℠ Planning Guide is available to help you have this conversation. Access the CRITICAL Conditions℠ Planning Guide.