Health Care Advance Directives
Advance Directives is YOU planning for YOUR personal health care future in case you are ever physically or mentally incapacitated and suffering from a terminal condition. Florida Health Care Association believes that that every capable adult has a basic right of self-determination concerning choices about their own health care, and that includes the right to choose or refuse medical treatment.
There are many federal, state, and private organizations that provide valuable help in establishing Advance Directives.
- Agency for Health Care Administration Information on Advance Directives
- Aging with Dignity (Five Wishes)
- Care Conversations Planning Tools: Advance Directives
- Review Procedures For Substantiating and Safeguarding Written and Oral Advance Directives and Propose Methods For Increasing Floridians' Use Of Written Advance Directives
Below are copies of the standard living will and health care surrogate forms as provided in Chapter 765, Florida Statutes.