Ensuring Clear Communication of Patient Wishes
In some cases an sudden injury or rapidly advancing illness can make it impossible for a patient to communicate their wishes regarding treatments and end-of-life care. Advance directives are legal documents that enable individuals to document and convey their decisions about how they are to be cared for. These directive provide clear directions for family, friends and health care professionals, helping to avoid confusion about the patients specific wishes.
Can I Fill Out An Advance Directive Today?
Yes, the Patient Relations Department will help answer any questions you may have about advance directives and can help facilitate the process. You may ask your nurse or any information clerk to contact the Patient Relations Department or you may call them at 404.605.3692