Videos

Planning ahead including advance care planning and why it is important

Planning ahead including advance care planning and why it is important

General practitioner Dr Dimity Pond talks about planning ahead and what types of planning are important. This message is supported by carers Kathy Williams and Imelda Gilmore who speak about their experiences and how planning ahead was important to them when caring for loved ones with dementia.

  • 03:08 minutes
Knowing the person's wishes and choices as a substitute decision maker

Knowing the person's wishes and choices as a substitute decision maker

Carers Kathy Williams and Imelda Gilmore speak about how knowing the person’s preferences and what is important to them helps in decision making about future lifestyle, care, and health decisions.

  • 03:21 minutes
How can planning ahead including advance care planning help carers of loved ones with dementia

How can planning ahead including advance care planning help carers of loved ones with dementia

In this video the importance of conversations and knowing the person’s preferences for future lifestyle, care, health and financial decisions is discussed.

  • 03:26 minutes

Decision making capacity and people with dementia

Decision making capacity and people with dementia

Dr Dimity Pond talks about decision making capacity in people with dementia. She discusses how capacity can vary depending on the complexity of the decision needing to be made and how to determine if someone has capacity.

  • 01:36 minutes
Who can assist a person with advance care planning?

Who can assist a person with advance care planning?

General practitioner, Dr Dimity Pond talks about the different professionals who can have a role in prompting planning ahead within the course of their client interactions.

  • 02:24 minutes
How to ensure advance care planning documents are available when needed

How to ensure advance care planning documents are available when needed

Dr Dimity Pond talks about the storage of advance care planning documents and how to ensure they are available when needed.

  • 01:19 minutes

Advance care plans can assist health professionals in their patient care

Advance care plans can assist health professionals in their patient care

General practitioner, Dr Dimity Pond speaks about the benefit of advance care planning and knowing your patient’s preferences for their future care.

  • 01:18 minutes

Podcasts

Staying in control

Staying in control

In this introductory video Kathy Williams speaks about how planning ahead enabled her mother to remain in control after a diagnosis of dementia.

  • 00:34 minutes
Standing in a person’s shoes as a substitute decision maker

Standing in a person’s shoes as a substitute decision maker

In this video Kathy Williams speaks about substitute decision making and how to 'stand in the persons shoes' as a substitute decision-maker and make the decisions that the person would make if they were able to.

  • 00:58 minutes