If you have previously granted an individual Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), you may also have granted them the power to make decisions regarding your medical care and treatment, including whether to continue life-prolonging treatment.

If you complete a Living Will including an Advance Decision after the date on which you granted an individual LPA with power to make decisions regarding your medical care and treatment, this document over-rides the wishes of the individual with LPA.

Section D provides a declaration confirming that you are aware of the implications of making a Living Will, and that you are content for the decisions set out in this document to be your final decision.

Note: if you subsequently grant another individual LPA with power to make decisions regarding your medical treatment after the date of completing this document, your Advance Decision becomes is no longer valid.