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Five Wishes - Departments & Programs, UW Medical Foundation, Patient Resources, Social Work Services Quick Guide, Social Work Manual, Advance Directives
Five Wishes lets your family and doctors know:
- Who you want to make health care decisions for you when you can't make them
- The kind of medical treatment you want or don't want
- How comfortable you want to be
- How you want people to treat you
- What you want your loved ones to know
It meets the legal requirements for an advance directive in 42 states. In the other eight states your completed Five Wishes can be attached to your state’s required form.
The state of Wisconsin requires a notice statement be attached to your Five Wishes. Other states may have similar requirements.