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Your Information (the Maker)
(e.g. James Smith)
(e.g. 4719-12th Street)
(e.g. Saskatoon)
(Required)
(e.g. V1V 1V1)
(e.g. (999) 999-9999)
Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Personal Directive?What is a Personal Directive?A Personal Directive or Living Will allows you to designate someone who will make health care and personal care decisions for you when you are not able and also to provide instructions for future care while you are still capable of making decisions for yourself.""A Personal Directive provides an opportunity for you to discuss treatment options with your medical staff as well as to discuss and resolve difficult issues with your family and friends.""Your directive must be made while you are still capable of giving consent.""(Also called a Living Will, Advance Directive, Health Care Directive, or Power of Attorney for Personal Care)What is an Personal Directive?An Advance Directive or Living Will allows you to designate someone who will make health care and personal care decisions for you when you are not able and also to provide instructions for future care while you are still capable of making decisions for yourself.""An Advance Directive provides an opportunity for you to discuss treatment options with your medical staff as well as to discuss and resolve difficult issues with your family and friends.""Your directive must be made while you are still capable of giving consent.""(Also called a Living Will, Health Care Directive, or Power of Attorney for Health Care)For an excellent discussion on Advance Directives in Australia click here.Who can write a Personal DirectivePlease select a governing law.In addition the following will apply:
  • You must be mentally competent.
  • You must be fully informed of your treatment options for all possible medical outcomes.
  • You should not be unduly influenced by anyone else during your decision making process.
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PERSONAL DIRECTIVE
(Living Will)
of ____________________

I, ____________________ (the "Maker"), of ____________________, ____________________, ____________________, phone: ____________________, being of sound mind and at least 18 years of age, make this Personal Directive fully understanding the consequences of my action in doing so. I intend this Personal Directive to be read by my health care providers, family and friends as a true reflection of my wishes and instructions should I lack Capacity and be unable to communicate such wishes and instructions.

  1. Definitions
  2. As used in this document:
    1. "Act" means the sel Personal Directive.
    2. "Capacity" means the individual is able to understand the information pertaining to the personal decision and also is able to understand the reasonably foreseeable consequences of the decision.
  3. Designation of Agent
  4. I do not wish to designate an Agent, but provide the following information and instructions to be followed by a service provider who intends to provide personal services for me.
  5. Revocation
  6. The authority granted in this Personal Directive may be revoked as and where permitted by law.
  7. I understand that, as long as I have Capacity, I may revoke this Personal Directive at any time.
  8. General
  9. A copy of this Personal Directive has the same effect as the original.
  10. If any part or parts of this Personal Directive is found to be invalid or illegal under applicable law by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity or illegality of that part or parts will not in any way affect the remaining parts and this document will be construed as though the invalid or illegal part or parts had never been included in this Personal Directive. But if the intent of this Personal Directive would be substantially changed by such construction, then it shall not be so construed.
  11. This Personal Directive is intended to be governed by the laws of the Province of sel.


Signature

Signed by me under hand and seal in the presence of my witness in the Province of sel, this .

______________________________________
(Signature of the Maker)

______________________________________
(Signature of the witness in the presence of Maker)


______________________________________
(Printed name of the witness)


______________________________________


______________________________________


______________________________________


______________________________________
(Address of witness)


Record of Copies
Record of people and institutions to whom I have given a copy of this Personal Directive:

1.

________________________________________

Date: ____________________

2.

________________________________________

Date: ____________________

3.

________________________________________

Date: ____________________

4.

________________________________________

Date: ____________________

5.

________________________________________

Date: ____________________


General comments regarding your Personal Directive

  1. Read the entire document before you sign in the space provided. Make sure it says what you want it to say.
  2. Do not leave any blank lines above your signature to be filled in after signing. Make sure there are no blank lines before you sign.
  3. Each page should be numbered. (e.g. 1 of 3, 2 of 3, etc.)
  4. You and your witness should initial all the pages.


Signing requirements for your sel Personal Directive

Please select a province (jurisdiction).


Limitations to the authority of your Agent

Please select a province (jurisdiction).

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