beacon

/'bi:k(ə)n/

a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning or a guide at sea or on land.
OR - a source of light and inspiration

Advance Decision

An Advance Decision, also known as a living will, is a legal document that allows individuals to specify the medical treatments they wish to receive or refuse in the event of incapacity.

Preparing an Advance Decision can be a difficult and emotional process, but using a professional can provide several benefits.

Firstly, a professional can ensure that the document is legally binding and meets all the necessary requirements for it to be recognised and followed by healthcare providers.

Additionally, a professional can help explain the different medical treatments and procedures that may be involved, and assist in making informed decisions.

A professional can also ensure that the document is clear and specific, reducing the risk of confusion or misinterpretation in the event that it is needed.

Moreover, using a professional can provide emotional support throughout the process. And, it is important to review and update the document regularly with the help of a professional to make sure that your wishes are still accurate and up to date.

In summary, using a professional to prepare an Advance Decision can help ensure that the document is valid, clear, and reflective of the individual's true wishes, which can provide peace of mind and help ensure that their wishes are respected in the event of a medical emergency.

Cost

£150 - £200

  • meet and discuss everything involved
  • draw up the document
  • deliver the document

There are several reasons why using a professional to prepare an Advance Decision document may be beneficial:

 

  1. Legal expertise: A professional can ensure that the document is legally binding and meets all the necessary requirements for it to be recognized and followed by healthcare providers.
  2. Medical knowledge: A professional can help explain the different medical treatments and procedures that may be involved, and help the individual make informed decisions about what they do or do not want to happen in specific circumstances.
  3. Clarity and specificity: A professional can help ensure that the document is clear and specific, reducing the risk of confusion or misinterpretation in the event that it is needed.
  4. Emotional support: Preparing an Advance Decision can be a difficult and emotional process, a professional can provide support and guidance throughout the process.
  5. Continual update: A professional can help you to review and update the document regularly to make sure that your wishes are still accurate and up to date.

Overall, using a professional to prepare an Advance Decision can help ensure that the document is valid, clear, and reflective of the individual's true wishes, which can provide peace of mind and help ensure that their wishes are respected in the event of a medical emergency.

Ready to get in touch?

Safe to do business with code compliant The Society of Will Writers