Advance directives are instruments that allow you to provide guidance about the type of care you would like to receive if you are unable to communicate your choices. The terms living will and durable power of attorney for health care refer to types of directives. Through an advance directive, you may provide specific instructions about your care or designate another person to make health care decisions for you.
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The Ethics Advisory Committee of Levindale and Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home is a patient care advisory committee. Members provide advice about issues related to life-threatening medical conditions and opinions about health care and treatment for individuals with life-threatening conditions. This information is given in accordance with the law and relevant regulations.
The Ethics Advisory Committee of Levindale and Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home also serves as an educational resource to employees, residents, patients, their families and the community. Among their responsibilities, members review and share options regarding Levindale's policies and guidelines concerning the withholding or withdrawing of medical treatment.
For more information, contact the Levindale Medical department at 410-601-2246.