Position statements

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    ACPA and Dementia Australia Position Statement: Advance Care Directives for people with dementia

    Advance care planning is relevant to all adults, but particularly people living with dementia. It can help people living with dementia to plan for the future of their care, at a point at which they are still able to make independent or supported decisions.

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    ACPA Position Statement: ACDs within community and residential aged care

    Despite comprehensive legislation, policy, forms, resources and guidelines, there is limited awareness and uptake of advance care planning across Australia. There are issues with the accuracy, currency and validity of advance care directives, particularly within aged care.

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