A person can still get treatments such as antibiotics, food, pain medicines, or other treatments.It is just that the goal of treatment becomes comfort rather than cure. If you spend most of your time in more than one state, be sure to speak to your health care provider and review each of the states’ laws.All states and the District of Columbia have laws about advance directives.
Durable power of attorney laws vary from state to state.
Talk to your health care team and check your state laws.
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To download the forms, click on the link above and then scroll down to ‘Health Care Advance Directives Downloadable Forms.’ Related consumer pamphlets: – Do You Have a Will?
– Florida Powers of Attorney – Probate in Florida – The Revocable Trust in Florida – What is Guardianship?
The living will is a legal document used to state certain future health care decisions only when a person becomes unable to make the decisions and choices on their own.
The living will is only used at the end of life if a person is terminally ill (can't be cured) or permanently unconscious.
The forms included on the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration’s Health Care Advance Directives website have been approved by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Neither the Supreme Court of Florida nor The Florida Bar expresses an opinion as to whether the forms comport with current law.