PAD Stories

"This time, with a PAD, I did not receive any treatments that I did not want. They were very respectful.  I really felt like the hospital took better care of me because I had my PAD. In fact, I think it's the best care that I've ever received."

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What will my Health Care Agent do?

Your Health Care Agent will make the same treatment decisions as you would if you were able. 

  • Your Health Care Agent must act as you would act if you were capable.

  • Your Health Care Agent must do what you instruct in your PAD.

  • Your Health Care Agent can discuss and review treatment information.

 

  • Your Health Care Agent can change your health care provider.

 

  • Your Health Care Agent can decide on your admission to a treatment facility and/or medications and ECT (electroconvulsive therapy).

  • You can limit your Heath Care Agent to making only mental health treatment decisions.

 

  • You can tell your Health Care Agent of any medications, treatments or hospital admissions you want considered.