Frequently asked questions

Should an advance care plan be updated? 

Yes, it’s important to review and update your ACD regularly, especially after significant life events or changes in your health status. 

Can an Advance Care Directive be overridden? 

In certain circumstances, an Advance Care Directive (ACD) can be overridden by legal or medical authorities if the specified wishes are not in the best interest of the individual or if there are concerns about the validity of the document. 

How to change your Advance Care Directive?

To change your Advance Care Directive (ACD), you must complete a new Advance Care Directive (ACD) form and have it witnessed. Ensure all relevant parties are informed of the updated document. 

Who can witness an Advance Care Directive?

An Advance Care Directive (ACD) must be witnessed by an authorised individual such as a justice of the peace, lawyer, or registered health professional. The witness cannot be a SDM or a beneficiary of your estate. 

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Adelaide

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Adelaide 5000

Gawler

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Gawler South 5118

Gilles Plains

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Gilles Plains 5086

Glenelg

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Glenelg 5045

McLaren Vale

178 Main Road
McLaren Vale 5171

Millicent

84-86 George Street
Millicent 5280

Mount Barker

18 Cameron Road
Mount Barker 5251

Mount Gambier

3 Penola Road,
Mount Gambier 5290

Naracoorte

20 Omerod Street
Naracoorte 5271

Port Lincoln

Shop 2, 50 Liverpool Street
Port Lincoln 5606

Tanunda

49 Murray Street
Tanunda 5352

Victor Harbor

138 Hindmarsh Road
Victor Harbor 5211