Posts tagged “advanced decision”

Campaigner, Esther Rantzen, continues to raise important matters even as she deals with her own health issues. 
She inspired a debate in the Houses of Parliament about medical assistance for people at the end of their life. The debate was in response to a petition signed by over 200,000 people. 
supporting someone at the end of their life is much easier if they have use their wishes known in a living Will.
One thrid of us know someone who has been diagnosed with dementia
Research shows that rates of dementia are rising in the UK. 
More than half of UK adults know someone who has been diagnosed with dementia and it’s estimated that one in three people born in the UK in 2022 will develop dementia in their lifetime. 
One way for the people affected and their loved ones to retain control over decisions about medical treatment and healthcare is to make an ‘advanced decision’. 
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