A Personal Decision
The Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) has published "A Personal Decision," which provides Illinois patients with practical information about determining future medical care.
Download your free copy of
"A Personal Decision" (PDF version).
The advance directives booklet includes:
- A Living Will Form
- Statutory Short Form for Power of Attorney for
- Illinois Official Statutory Declaration for Mental
Health Treatment Form
- Organ Donor Card
- Uniform DNR Advance Directive Physician Orders for
Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
ISMS makes copies of the brochure available to the general public at no cost. ISMS physician members may receive up to 300 free print copies per year to distribute to their patients.
Hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities are required to disseminate information on advance directives to all new patients, and many of these facilities use “A Personal Decision.” ISMS makes special bulk orders of the brochure available to these organizations, with graduated price breaks based on quantity.
For additional information concerning ISMS’ “A Personal Decision,” please contact the ISMS Purchasing Department at 800-782-4767, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice to the Individual Signing the Power of Attorney for Health Care - Download your free copy.
Frequently asked questions and power of attorney for health care form. This form meets the requirements of the Illinois Power of Attorney for Health Care Act.
ISMS Tools for Members
Illinois Department of Public Health
National Institutes of Health