Healthcare Directives, POLST and Planning for Your Future Care

The Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST form are essential documents for planning your future care should you become incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself. Filling them out and selecting someone to be your “agent” are essential steps in ensuring that your preferences will be honored. At the Marin Healthcare District’s new Supportive Care Center, staff is available for consultation and assistance in filling out your POLST and Advanced Healthcare Directive.Sarah Chow, a Nurse Practitioner and Specialist in Palliative Care at MarinHealth Medical Center, provides a detailed overview of the Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST forms. She also covers such topics as choosing your healthcare agents, which forms need to get notarized, and when you may want to update an existing form.
The Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST form are essential documents for planning your future care should you become incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself. Filling them out and selecting someone to be your “agent” are essential steps in ensuring that your preferences will be honored. At the Marin Healthcare District’s new Supportive Care Center, staff is available for consultation and assistance in filling out your POLST and Advanced Healthcare Directive.Sarah Chow, a Nurse Practitioner and Specialist in Palliative Care at MarinHealth Medical Center, provides a detailed overview of the Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST forms. She also covers such topics as choosing your healthcare agents, which forms need to get notarized, and when you may want to update an existing form.
Healthcare Directives, POLST and Planning for Your Future Care
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The Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST form are essential documents for planning your future care should you become incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself. Filling them out and selecting someone to be your “agent” are essential steps in ensuring that your preferences will be honored. At the Marin Healthcare District’s new Supportive Care Center, staff is available for consultation and assistance in filling out your POLST and Advanced Healthcare Directive.Sarah Chow, a Nurse Practitioner and Specialist in Palliative Care at MarinHealth Medical Center, provides a detailed overview of the Advanced Healthcare Directive and POLST forms. She also covers such topics as choosing your healthcare agents, which forms need to get notarized, and when you may want to update an existing form.

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