Position statements

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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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    ACPA Position Statement: Voluntary assisted dying

    Advance care planning (ACP) is becoming an increasing health priority in an environment where the Australian population is rapidly ageing and people are seeking greater control over the way they live and die. This position statement seeks to clarify key points of difference between ACP and voluntary assisted dying and and present the position of Advance Care Planning Australia.

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