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Healthcare Power Of Attorney (HCPA)

What is 'Healthcare Power Of Attorney - HCPA'

A legal form that allows an individual to empower another with decisions regarding his or her healthcare and medical treatment. Healthcare power of attorney becomes active when a person is unable to make decisions or consciously communicate intentions regarding treatments.

Explaining 'Healthcare Power Of Attorney - HCPA'

The healthcare power of attorney allows people who become unable to make their own decisions to exercise their beliefs and wishes regarding medical procedures. The person's agent can communicate on behalf of the sick or injured person, preventing unwanted treatment. The process of denoting an HCPA is fairly straightforward, and the privilege can be revoked at any time.


Further Reading


End-of-life planning activities: An integrated process
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Advance Directives: Crucial Planning ToolsAdvance Directives: Crucial Planning Tools
heinonline.org [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Family Meetings and the Aging FamilyFamily Meetings and the Aging Family
books.google.com [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Examining Advance Care Planning Actions Among Community Dwelling Older AdultsExamining Advance Care Planning Actions Among Community Dwelling Older Adults
rave.ohiolink.edu [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Subverting Symbolism: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act and Cooperative FederalismSubverting Symbolism: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act and Cooperative Federalism
heinonline.org [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Attorney's Fees for Section 1983 Claims in Fair Hearings: Rethinking Current JurisprudenceAttorney's Fees for Section 1983 Claims in Fair Hearings: Rethinking Current Jurisprudence
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …

Social work and medical student professionals' perspectives on advance care planningSocial work and medical student professionals' perspectives on advance care planning
csus-dspace.calstate.edu [PDF]
… Alzheimer's disease, or with other chronic conditions are expected to be more aware of the need to bring one's medical and financial … and 2006 were asked which of the following plans they had heard about or completed: (a) “a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPA) in which …