• Create your own advance care plan.
  • Prepare yourself to have conversations with consumers by:
    • considering your biases
    • ensuring you have the skills and confidence.
  • Have conversations with the person and their whānau.
  • Document the person’s goals, values, preferences and advance directives.
  • Use what matters most to the person and whānau in care planning and delivery.
  • Promote advance care planning:
    • to the person and their whānau
    • within your team or organisation.


Related resources

Resource: My advance care plan and guide

Page: District health board contacts and process for recording advance care plans

Page: Advance care planning tools

Page: Training

Page: Promotion of advance care planning

Page: Implementation of advance care planning

Last updated 24/06/2021