Answer the Call | Be a Health Care Agent

Are you ready to be a health care agent? Are you ready to start your own planning? You've come to the right place.

Start with our resources provided below. If you can't find something you need or want additional help, reach out to us here.

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Invitations to Share

Invite others to join you for HCPNW's National Healthcare Decisions Day events and activities with ready-made evites and emails.

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Introduction to ACP

This sheet introduces adavance care planning and the role of the health care agent. It also outlines four traits that a health care agent should have.

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To Send

If you prefer a message that pops, consider sending one of these downloadable snail mail postcards or electronic versions.

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Social Media to Share

Share our Facebook and LinkedIn events to encourage others to join in the fun.

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Reflection Guide

This guide prompts thinking in three important areas of advance care planning: quality of life, comfort and peace of mind, and instructions for a health care agent.

Advance Directive

Honoring Choices PNW's advance directive includes a durable power of attorney for health care (or health care agent) form.  WA state only.

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Public Webinars

Each month, HCPNW hosts 2 webinars. The first explains advance care planning and the documents used. The second walks through the DPOAH document.

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Want to start a conversation about advance care planning but don't know what to email? Try this form to get  the ball rolling. Don't forget to add in your own thoughts!

Hierarchy Poster

What happens if there isn't a named health care agent?  This poster lists in order who would be asked to make medical decisions. WA state only.

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