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  1. Advance care plans

    Advance care plans can help the people close to you and those caring for you to know what is important to you about the level of healthcare and quality of life you would want...

  2. Patient-centred care explained

    27 Jun 2018

    Patient-centred care, also known as ‘person-centred care’, is about treating the person receiving the care in the way they want to be treated...

  3. After-hours healthcare options

    27 Jun 2018

    For unexpected after-hours medical issues, there are telephone helplines, pharmacies, after-hours medical clinics or doctors who can visit you at home...

  4. Types of doctors and health professionals

    27 Jun 2018

    Doctors and other health professionals all have a different role to play in your healthcare...

  5. Working with your healthcare team

    27 Jun 2018 Working with your healthcare team

    If you see a number of healthcare professionals, it is important to tell them about any other healthcare services you are using...

  6. Medical treatment decision makers

    13 Jun 2018

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  7. Making healthcare decisions for someone else

    12 Mar 2018

    Family members may be involved in making healthcare decisions for you if you are unable to make decisions and it is not a medical emergency...

  8. Making plans and decisions for the end of your life

    Planning and making decisions about the end of your life can be a positive experience. It is a good opportunity to reflect on the things that are important to you, and to make arrangements that suit...

  9. Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    11 Mar 2018 Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    Ask a doctor and research health information when making a health decision. This will include the cost, timing and regularity of medical treatment...

  10. Children and health services

    18 Feb 2018

    There is a range of subsidised and free health services, including services for mental health and dental health, available for children in Victoria...