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Kōrero Mai: 2021-2022

Advance Care Planning is a process to ensure your voice is heard even if you are unable to make healthcare decisions for yourself.

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Advance Care Planning is a process to ensure your voice is heard even if you are unable to make healthcare decisions for yourself.


Please note, some processes and policies discussed are specific to Taranaki DHB, so please always check with your local Healthcare Provider if you wish to find out more about documenting your own Advance Care Plan.



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Shared Goals of Care

Shared Goals of Care (SGoC) are when a person, their whānau and clinicians explore their values, care and treatment options available and agree the goal of care for the current admission if the person deteriorates. Having an ACPlan attached to your health record is invaluable to start these conversations.

Duration: 00:22:58 | Date: 2 October, 2022

ACP From a Te Ao Māori Perspective

Paula and Letiesha from Te Rangimarie Hospice in New Plymouth, talk about approving ACP conversations from a te ao Māori perspective.

Duration: 00:28:59 | Date: 4 September, 2022

Advance Care Planning in the Community

Senior social worker, Hannah Gulliver talks to Graham about his experience of being supported to complete his Advance Care Plan.

Duration: 00:18:03 | Date: 7 August, 2022

The Gift of Advance Care Planning

We need to lift the stigma around Advance Care Planning (ACP) and start talking and sharing our goals and values for our future healthcare, including end of life, with our family/whanau, loved ones and healthcare professionals to ensure we receive care that aligns with our wishes. Sharing the gift of your Advance Care Plan is such a wonderful way to communicate your future healthcare wishes.

Duration: 00:23:34 | Date: 3 July, 2022

Aged Residential Care

What are the benefits of having an Advance Care Plan prior to moving into Aged Residential Care?
Listen to Mary speaking with Maria Escarlan, ARC Clinical Nurse Specialist from TDHB. Includes discussion around what happens if a person’s health deteriorates whilst in residential care.

Duration: 00:20:57 | Date: 6 March, 2022

A Legal Perspective

Guest Angela Solomons from Taranaki community Law explains the importance of Enduring Powers of Attorney, and how this differs from an Advance Care Plan.

Duration: 00:30:24 | Date: 6 February, 2022

The Hospital Experience

Do you know what to expect if you present at your local emergency department (ED)? How would the doctor/nurses know what your healthcare wishes, values, and goals are? Find out the importance of starting the conversation, documenting your advance care plan, and having your information available at the hospital, especially in these Covid times.

Duration: 00:19:45 | Date: 2 January, 2022

People’s Stories

Let your voice be heard! Local people tell their stories about the value of having an Advance Care Plan documented before a health crisis occurs.

Duration: 00:29:27 | Date: 29 May, 2022

Let's Talk Advance Care Planning

Mary gives an overview of what Advance Care Planning is all about.

Duration: 00:17:09 | Date: 7 November, 2021