Event: National Healthcare Decisions Day

Complete your advance directives


Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building, Classroom 3

No appointment necessary
Bring your advance directives forms to be signed & witnessed
Free raffle and giveaways just for stopping by

Forms will be available on these dates, but we recommend downloading them to look over in advance.

What is an advance directive?

An advance directive is a written instruction, in a form recognized by state law, that speaks to the provision of healthcare should a patient be unable to communicate wishes. Advance directives give you a voice in decisions about your medical care when you are unconscious or too ill to communicate. As long as you are able to express your own decisions, your advance directives will not be used and you can accept or refuse any medical treatment. But if you become seriously ill, you may lose the ability to participate in decisions about your own treatment.

For more information, contact:
Lisa Long
Palliative Care Office Coordinator
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308

National Healthcare Decisions Day
Download Ohio Advance Directive Forms

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