Department of Health

Advance care planning

Advance care planning involves making a plan for future health and personal care should a person lose their decision-making capacity.

Advance care planning captures peoples’ values and wishes. It enables them to continue to influence treatment decisions, even when they can no longer actively participate.

2017 forum presentations now available

Presentations from legal, health and consumer experts that featured at the 2017 Victorian Advance Care Planning Forum.

Reviewed 04 October 2015


Contact details

Senior Policy Officer, Advance Care Planning Department of Health & Human Services

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