Advance decisions and advance statements - other resources
Here's a list of organisations and resources for advance decisions and advance statements that you may find useful.
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- Download a free template of an advance decision form
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Advance decisions and advance statements
Lions Clubs International, British Isles Message in a Bottle Scheme
0121 441 4544
Search online for ‘Lions Club message in a bottle’ Lions Clubs
Message in a Bottle is a simple but effective way for people to keep their basic personal and medical details where they can be found in an emergency on a standard form and in a common location – the fridge.
MedicAlert® is a non-profit, membership organisation that offers medical identification services.
Office of the Public Guardian (OPG)
0300 456 0300
The OPG supports and promotes decision-making for those who lack capacity to make particular decisions for themselves or would like to plan for their future, within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It provides information about Lasting powers of attorney.
Solicitors for the Elderly
0844 567 6173
Solicitors for the Elderly is a national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers and legal executives, who provide legal advice for older people, their families and carers.
Last reviewed: August 2020
Next review due: August 2023
Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia.
Reviewed by: Charlotte Emmett, Associate Professor of Law, Director of Education, Northumbria Law School; Dr Jonathan Martin, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Clinical Lead, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
This factsheet has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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