What are advance directives?
An advance directive is a written statement you prepare about how you want your medical decisions to be made in the future, if you are no longer able to make them for yourself. Read more about advance directives from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Before you come for surgery it is always a wise idea to specify what health care you want in the future. Below are several forms you may print and fill out to provide the hospital.
Psychiatric Advance Directives
To learn more about Psychiatric Advance Directives which specify psychiatric care you may want to receive, please visit the resources below.
Statement of Illinois Law on Advance Directives and DNR Orders
National Health Care Decisions Day