19 Jul 2021 | ACP information for consumers
If you have dementia, having an advance care plan means people will know your wishes, even if you can no longer tell them. This series of videos focuses on the experiences of health care practitioners and those living with dementia around advance care planning.
For more information and resources to help you put an advance care plan together, visit the consumer advance care planning information page.
In this video Colin and his brother Terry share Colin's journey towards creating an advance care plan. Advance care plan is a way to help you think about, talk about and share what matters to you now in case you are unable to say it later.
Dr Kate Scott is a Wellington geriatrician. In this video, she discusses advance care planning for people with dementia.
Sarah Togher is a dementia advisor working with Dementia Wellington. In this video, she outlines her experience with dementia patients, and how advance care planning will help them make their own decisions.