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Advance Health Care Planning

Here you can find all the printable resources from the site, to make it easy to share them with patients and caregivers.

Tool Kit for Advance Health Care Planning
A variety of self-help worksheets, suggestions, and resources to help with the end-of-life process. The toolkit includes all the tools listed on this page.

Selecting Your Health Care Agent
How to choose the best family member or friend to act as an agent, based on the characteristics that a good agent should possess.

Are Some Conditions Worse than Death?
Questions to help determine preferences for certain medical treatments.

Weighing the Odds of Survival
An exercise to help determine preferences for certain medical treatments.

Personal Priorities and Spiritual Values Important to Your Medical Decisions
People have personal priorities and spiritual beliefs that affect their medical decisions. This tool helps clarify those preferences, to inform end-of-life decision making.

After Death Decisions to Think About Now
After the death of a loved one, family and friends are often left with tough decisions. Communicating answers to these questions in advance can help ease the pain and anxiety of those who are grieving.

Conversation Scripts: Getting Past the Resistance
Communication is the single most important step in health care planning. Learn strategies to start and continue the conversation.

Health Care Agent IQ Test
This short test can evaluate how well a person and his health care agent have communicated about end-of-life issues, and encourage improvement.

Advance Health Care Planning
Good advance planning is a continuing conversation as values and priorities can change.

Making Medical Decisions
This tool offers questions to ask a health care provider when trying to understand a situation and make a treatment decision. 

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PDFicon.png End of Life Care in Utah

View a report on the state of end-of-life care in Utah. 


End of Life; just another phase we are going through. 

View a presentation on end-of-life care. 

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