In 2019, the Powys Specialist Palliative Care Team launched the PTHB "My Life, My Wishes" Advance Care Plan (ACP) documentation following huge public engagement.
The Advanced Care Plan Champions are trained to promote and raise awareness of ACP and My Life, My Wishes ACP document as part of our local community.
There are over 300 Powys ACP Champions trained from Health, Social Care, PAVO, Voluntary Organisations and local people. Powys ACP champions support “what matters to you” conversations when ACP opportunities arise through their roles, their established local community and their personal networks.
My Life, My Wishes ACP document guides and prompts honest and important conversations about future care decisions to encourage and support people in Powys to think, talk and plan their future care wishes and preferences.
We have educated Powys ACP Champions in our rural communities of Powys, and we want to continue to promote partnership, compassionate care and support.
Advance Care Planning Champions will:
If you want to help promote ACP and My Life, My Wishes, or would like to become a Powys ACP Champion please contact: Powys.PalliativeCareTeam@wales.nhs.uk