• Other ways to plan ahead

    As you discuss your wishes and preferences in your Advance Care Plan, questions about completing legal documents such as the Advance Medical Directive (AMD) and the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) may come up.

    Advance Medical Directive (AMD)

    Advance Medical Directive (AMD) is a legal document stating you do not want to receive extraordinary life-sustaining treatment to prolong your life if you become terminally ill and unconscious, where death is imminent.
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    Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

    Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that you sign to appoint a donee to make financial or personal welfare decisions on your behalf when you no longer have mental capacity to do so (e.g dealings with banks, CPF matters, where to live etc). However, the donee may not make any decision with respect to the carrying out or continuation of life-sustaining treatment. 
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