Resources and Information for Dementia and Advance Care Planning
ADVANCE CARE PLANNING
Advance Care Directive Association
Ph: 0423 157 003
(leave message for order form only)
Your Future Starts Now: A Guide for Over 50s’
Contains information about planning for the future, Wills, Powers of Attorney
and Enduring Guardianship. Available to download online.
Ph: (02) 9339 8000
Information for carers, families and health care providers about palliative care. Advance Care Planning information and support available.
Department of Veteran Affairs
Planning Ahead – A Guide to Putting Your Affairs in Order
Ph: 133 254 or 1800 555 254
VAN office: 1300 55 1918
Family and Community Services
Department of Ageing, Disability
& Home Care
Planning Ahead Kit
Information on Enduring Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship.
Available to download from the ADHC website or phone to request a copy.
Ph: (02) 8270 2000
TTY: 8270 2167
Hard Choices for Loving People
5th Edition June 2009
CPR, Artificial Feeding, Comfort Care, and the Patient with a Life Threatening Illness, by Hank Dunn, Chaplain.
Hunter New England Health
Advance Care Planning
Phone for a copy of the DVD.
Ph: (02) 4924 6003
My Wishes Program
Contains information about Advance Care Planning.
Using Advance Care Directives (NSW) & Guidelines for end-of life care and
Booklets available from Better Health Centre or can be downloaded from website.
Planning What I Want
Advance Care Planning website, offering information, support and tools to assist you in planning for your healthcare future.
Respecting Patient Choices – Advance Care Planning
A website that offers information and support for Advance Care Planning.
Alzheimer’s Australia (NSW)
Information about legal issues related to dementia, including the booklet Legal Planning and Dementia.
Ph: (02) 9805 0100
24 hour Dementia Helpline:
Freecall 1800 100 500
Department of Justice and Attorney General, Diversity Services
Ph: (02) 8688 8460 or (02) 8688 7507
TTY: 02 8688 7733
When Someone Dies – The Funeral and Afterward.
This book may be downloaded free of charge.
How to appoint an enduring guardian, or an enduring power of attorney.
See their website under
Publications > Plan for your Future.
Ph: 1800 463 928
TTY: 9552 8534
Land & Property Information Division (NSW Dept of Lands)
Information on how to register power of attorney and fees involved.
Ph: (02) 9228 6666
Office of Public Guardian
Enduring Guardianship: Your Way to Plan Ahead
Free booklet containing information
on appointing an enduring guardian.
Ph: (02) 8688 2650
Freecall:1800 451 510
TTY: 1800 882 889
Public Trustee NSW
Ph: 1300 364 103
Seniors Information Service
Provides confidential information on a wide range of issues. Referrals to appropriate services
Ph: 13 1244
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