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Think Ahead

Short video outlining the Irish Hospice Foundation’s ‘Think Ahead’ project which aims to encourage people to record their wishes for future care in the event of serious illness or death (2 mins)

 

Think Ahead

Short video outlining the Irish Hospice Foundation’s ‘Think Ahead’ project which aims to encourage people to record their wishes for future care in the event of serious illness or death (3 minutes).

 

Forum on the End of Life

Four free films of excerpts from some of the speakers at the 2014 ‘Forum on the End of Life’ Public Meeting about Advance healthcare directives:

 

Solicitor and Former Law Reform Commissioner, Patricia Rickard-Clarke

The legal context/framework for advance care planning in Ireland (21 minutes).

 

Fine Gael TD, Dr Liam Twomey

Introducing advance care directives and the legislative proposals relating to them in Ireland (10 minutes).

 

Chief Bioethics Officer with the Department of Health, Dr Siobhán O’Sullivan

Outlines the Department of Health’s proposed Assisted Decision-Making Capacity Bill (2014), the bill which covers advance care directives for Ireland (16 minutes).

 

Dr. Brendan O Shea, a GP from Co. Kildare and a lecturer in TCD

Outlines an acceptability study carried out in GP practices on using the ‘Think Ahead’ form as a tool to record wishes for end-of-life care (21 minutes).

 

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