Advance Directives

Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney

Advance directives are documents that outline an advance care plan (living will), a health care agent (durable power of attorney) whom you designate to make decisions about your care, and physician orders for scope of treatment regarding resuscitation. For additional information about these documents, please visit the State of Tennessee Web site by clicking here.


Guidance with health care decisions

The palliative care team at Maury Regional Medical Center includes board-certified physicians, nurses, social workers and pastoral care representatives who work together to coordinate resources and education for patients with chronic illnesses. Palliative care can assist patients with quality of life and care management issues, including guidance with treatment choices and other decisions.

Learn more about palliative care here.