Dying with Dignity NSW has compiled a list of resources to enable you to get more information about Advance Care Planning. The list is not exhaustive, and is current at March 2023.
Advance Care Planning Resources
Advance Care Planning Australia Ph 1300 208 582 - provides information and ACD forms by state in many languages - www.advancecareplanning.org.au
NSW Health – Advance Care Planning Resources - Link to NSW Health Resources
Dementia Australia - phone the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or see the advance care planning section of their website, which includes the 'Planning for end of life publication and lecture series' featuring Professor Colleen Cartwright. Link to Dementia Australia Resources
My Health Record – You can upload your advance planning documents to your My Health Record. This link has more information: www.digitalhealth
NSW Trustee and Guardian - Ph 1300 364 103 - Provides resources related to the appointment, revocation or resignation of enduring guardianship. https://www.tag.nsw.gov.au
The Law Society of NSW – use their Solicitor Referral Service to find a local solicitor with experience in this area or phone 02 9926 0300 (Sydney) or 1800 422 713 (outside Sydney) - Link to NSW Law Society - Find a Lawyer Tool
For information about death and dying more generally
Violet (formerly Life Circle Australia) – Ph 1800 846 538 - supports family and friends caring for a dying person and those dealing with grief and loss - www.violet.org.au/
The Groundswell Project – their vision is that when someone is dying, caring or grieving, we all know what to do. They started 'Dying to Know You Day' on 8 August each year - www.thegroundswellproject.com/
End of life law in Australia by Queensland University of Technology – here you will find detailed information about Australian laws relating to death, dying and decision-making at the end of life - www.end-of-life.qut.edu.au
Dying with Dignity’s Advance Care Planning Pack
To access our Advance Care Planning Pack you can order a printed copy for $20 or download a soft copy free of charge through our Webstore:
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All new members automatically receive a set of printed forms as part of their new member pack. You can become a member of DWD using this link