Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning (ACP) is a broad term that covers the many aspects of healthcare planning.

While it is important for individuals to complete advance directive, power of attorney, or do not resuscitate forms, the goal of ACP is focused on helping the patient and family make healthcare decisions and discuss them with their healthcare provider prior to a crisis occurring.

We have provided more links below that my help you research this topic.

http://respectingchoices.org/

http://www.dads.state.tx.us/news_info/publications/handbooks/advancedirectives.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_Directives_Act

http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/ad/Texas.pdf