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toolkitIn this section, you will find a number of tools, resources and educational opportunities designed to assist you in helping your patients to develop and record their end-of-life care plans.

Additional resources designed specifically for patients and their families can be found in the Patients section of this website. You are encouraged to share those resources with your patients.
Advance Care Planning Documents
In Louisiana, there are three types of advance care planning documents available. These include the LaPOST document, the advance directive, or 'living will,' and the health care power of attorney. An overview and comparison of each of these documents may be found in the LaPOST Handbook for Health Care Professionals.

     Click here to download the LaPOST document in English.
     Click here to download the LaPOST document in Spanish.
     Click here to download the LaPOST document in French.
     Click here to download the LaPOST document in Vietnamese.
     Click here to download the advance directive.
     Click here to download the health care power of attorney.

Health Care Professional Toolkit
The items within this toolkit are designed to assist you in understanding and using the LaPOST document and other advance care planning tools.

An advance care planning toolkit, called "Conversations Change Lives," specifically for patients and families can be found in the Consumer Resources section that you may share with your patients and/or their families or health care representatives.

   •   LaPOST Document

   •   Conversations Change Lives Video Series

   •   Advance Care Planning Reimbursement Overview

   •   LaPOST Fact Sheet

   •   Implementation Guide

   •   Provider Handbook

   •   Provider FAQs

   •   Guide to Advance Care Planning

   •   Advance Care Planning & You Brochure

Long-Term Care Professional Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you understand and use the LaPOST document, as well as other advance care planning resources, within your long-term care facility. The materials listed below may be downloaded and duplicated for your use. In addition, the Conversations Change Lives booklet and padded copies of the LaPOST document are available in the LaPOST Products page.

   •   LaPOST document

   •   LaPOST Handbook for Long-Term Care Professionals

   •   LaPOST Implementation Guide for Long-Term Care Facilities

   •   Conversations Change Lives booklet

   •   Implementing LaPOST in Your Long-Term Care Facility video

   •   LaPOST FAQs: Long-Term Care Professionals

   •   LaPOST FAQs: Long-Term Care Residents

   •   Having the Conversation: Advance Care Planning for Long-Term Care Residents,
       Families and Caregivers


An advance care planning toolkit specifically for patients and families can be found in the Consumer Resources section of our website that you may share with your patients and/or their families or health care representatives.

 
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