It’s not just medical decision at end of life: we each have personal preferences. This often needs time and thought.
3 points to keep in mind:
- Thinking about your end-of-life can be exhausting and emotional.
- Thinking through what’s important often means having ‘Aha!’ moments about yourself.
- Determining personal choices at end of life can give you and yours peace of mind.
You are The Boss
Remember – your end of life wishes can be changed as often as you want and as long as you’re considered ‘competent and capable’ of consenting to treatment. While this may seem a simple and obvious to determine whether you’re of sound mind, with certain conditions your ‘competence’ can change from hour to hour.