Resources

National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500

Organ donation

For information about donating your organs and the Australian Organ Donor Register, visit the Donate Life website

Planning ahead information specific to your own state or territory

Please see the planning tools section.

Examples of Advance Care Plans for a person who has lost capacity

A Plan of Care from the Advance Care Directives Association for New South Wales

Statement of Choices (Victoria) For the non-competent person, from Respecting Patient Choices

Resource for GPs

Detect Early website

Australian websites about advance care planning

Planning ahead tools

Respecting Patient Choices

My Wishes

ASLaRC Aged Services Unit

Hunter New England ACP website

Capacity Australia

Decision Assist

The GroundSwell Project

Central Coast NSW ACP website

Overseas websites about advance care planning

Dying Matters

Speak Up

CaringInfo

The Conversation Project

Compassion and Choices

Other useful resources

Asking Questions About Dementia Booklet

Australian Brain Bank Network

What prevents people with dementia making plans for their future?

Planning for the end of life for people with dementia – Part One

Planning for the end of life for people with dementia – Part Two

Worksheets

My Plans

WORKSHEET 1.1
Starting the conversation

WORKSHEET 1.2
Organising my finances

WORKSHEET 1.3
Who will be my spokesperson on healthcare issues?

WORKSHEET 1.4
General statement about values, wishes and preferences

WORKSHEET 1.5
Advance care directions about specific treatments

WORKSHEET 1.6
Communicating my wishes to others

Their Plans

WORKSHEET 2.1
Helping someone at the early stages of losing capacity

WORKSHEET 2.2
Helping someone with minimal capacity

WORKSHEET 2.3
Advance care plan for someone that has lost capacity