What Is An Advance Directive For Health Care?
The Advance Care Directive for Health Care gives the individual many options including signing a simple living will, the appointment of a surrogate decisionmaker called a health care proxy and designating organ donation. It also allows a person to direct when and if tube feedings should be withheld when terminally ill or persistently unconscious.
Search LawInfo's Estate Planning Resources
Additional Oklahoma Estate Planning FAQs
Who Can Fill Out An Advance Directive For Health Care?
A: In Oklahoma, any competent person can complete an Advance Directive for Healthcare, over the age of 18 without an attorney and without a notary.
What Do I Do After Completing My Advance Directive For Health Care?
A: Make photocopies of the document. Provide a copy and discuss your choices for endoflife care with: your family and loved ones, your health care proxy, your … More
What Is Hospice And How Can I Benefit From Hospice?
A: Hospice is a philosophy of providing care that includes palliative care services for patients and families during the last six months of an illness. Some of the … More
What Is Palliative Care?
A: Palliative Care might be a new word for some of you. We might think of it as 'comfort care' or care designed to lessen the severity of symptoms when a cure is not … More