"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."Read More...
Wisconsin Mental Health Resources
Wisconsin Power of Attorney for Health Care statute pdf
Wisconsin's POA-HC statute prohibits Developmentally Disabled or Mentally Ill principals from appointing a health care agent with the power to admit to a nursing home or group home over 16 beds:
Although Wisconsin does not currently have a specific statute for a psychiatric advance directive, you can learn more about general advance directives for health care in Wisconsin at the Caring Connections website.
Wisconsin Mental Health Resources - Find helpful information at this website provided by the National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
If you know of any relevant current legislation, pending legislation, or general issues of interest relating to psychiatric advance directives in your state, click here to contact us.