Victorians now have greater control over their future medical treatment, as a result of changes to the law effective 12 March 2018.
This involves discussing what your preferences are for any future medical treatment you may need, if you are no longer able to make your own decisions.
It is important to appoint a person you trust to be your Medical Treatment Decision Maker.
Discuss your preferences for future medical treatment with this person, your family and your health practitioners.
Find out more about advance care planning here.
Find out more about appointing a Medical Treatment Decision Maker here.