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Useful contacts and further information

Advance Care Planning
Website of useful resources and advice: Advance and Future Care Plans - NHS Wales Health Collaborative

My Life, My Wishes ACP document and Information guidance booklet: 

My Life My Wishes - Powys Teaching Health Board ( 

If you need help to complete this document please contact your GP surgery, Health or Care professional involved in your care or

Dying Matters in Wales (Byw Nawr)
Organisation helping people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life:

Compassionate Cymru                                                                                  

Home - Compassionate Cymru

Working with individuals, organisations and communities to improve how people in Wales care, die & grieve.

Mental Capacity: An Easy Guide
A practical guide produced by the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales.
Tel: 03442 640 670
Web: Publications_2018_19/Mental_Capacity_An_Easy_ Guide.sflb.ashx

Mental Capacity Act: Making Decisions
Guidance from the UK Government:

Mental Capacity Act: making decisions - GOV.UK (

Making decisions: who decides when you can’t? - GOV.UK (

Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment (ADRT or Living Will) 

You may want to think about kinds of treatment and care that you do not want in the future. Whilst you are not able to insist on a particular treatment, you do have the right to refuse treatment. This can be done by completing an Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment (ADRT) sometimes known as a living will. For more information see:       

End of life care - NHS (                                               

An Easy Guide to Lasting Powers of Attorney
A simple guide from the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales.
Tel: 03442 640 670
Web: Publications_E/LPA_Final_Eng.sflb.ashx

Lasting Power of Attorney                                                                                

Who will speak for you if you lost the ability to speak for yourself? Talk to someone you trust who could legally step in.

For more information visit

or call 0300 456 0300

Age Cymru

Practical written and audio LPA guide produced by Age Cymru.

Tel. 0800 022 3444


Office of the Public Guardian

Safeguarding for Adults

Safeguarding for adults: If you have concerns about the welfare of an adult please call 101 or alternatively you can contact social services in your area.

Last Will and Testament
Making a will: Practical guidance from the UK Government:

Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)
Information on DNACPR decision making:  

Frequently asked questions about DNACPR
Tel: 020 7388 4678

Talk Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Website with useful resources from NHS Wales.
Tel: 0845 46 47 (NHS Direct)

Organ Donation Wales
Information from the Welsh Government, including information on how to opt-out of organ donation.
Tel: 0300 123 2323

Tissue and Corneal Donation
Contact the National Blood and Transplant team:
Tel: 0300 123 2323

If you need any further assistance with Advance Care Planning and My Life, My Wishes document, please contact: