7 Nov 2017 | Advance Care Planning
The Health Quality & Safety Commission will continue to coordinate the Advance Care Planning programme until the end of 2019, in partnership with 18 DHBs.
Since beginning in 2010, the programme has seen more than 1,600 health professionals trained to have ‘conversations that count’ with consumers about the benefits of creating their own advance care plan.
The Commission’s work plan for 2018–19 will be developed with DHBs and others, and will include implementation support, promotion, monitoring and evaluation and resource development.
An advance care plan allows consumers to record: