Planning for end of life

In this CareSearch post, Judith Leeson AM shares about how she navigated the recent diagnosis of a sudden and potentially fatal illness. Her experience showed her just how unprepared she was to delegate her preferences about the range of options she had for rehabilitation, out of home care and end-of-life palliative care.
“In Australia many of us who are now part of the ageing community still see ourselves as resolutely independent, wanting to retain control over where we live and how, making sure that what matters to us informs our choices, and that our values are respected.”

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