advance care planning and the dementia patient

Dementia and end-of-life decisions

It’s a common misconception that people with dementia cannot make or be included in end of life decision making. But this is one of the myths of dementia and end-of-life planning. There are more than 400,000 people currently living in Australia with dementia. This week is Dementia Action Week (September … Read more

Advance care planning and dementia patients.

The ELDAC Legal toolkit

This article on advance care planning and dementia patients was updated on 23 August, 2022. A patient who doesn’t have legal capacity because of dementia, even the early signs of it, can’t sign documents such as wills and the assigning of their power of attorney. But what about their advance … Read more