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  • You have the right to make choices about your medical treatment and put legal agreements in place to ensure that your wishes are granted.
  • You can appoint a person to be your medical treatment decision maker, who will make medical decisions for you should you become too unwell to do so yourself. 
  • You can prepay your funeral and that will guarantee your funeral will be arranged the way you want.
  • It is important that you either make a will or, if you already have one, update it to make sure it is current and includes all the assets and property you wish to leave to others.

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Reviewed on: 12-03-2018