Planning your Affairs

Key Information Summary (KIS)

A Key Information Summary can be completed in your GP electronic health record and contains relevant details your Anticipatory Care Plan. With your consent this can be shared with others who are involved in looking after you.

Information may be shared with the Scottish Ambulance Service, NHS 24, GP Out of Hours, accident and emergency departments and other healthcare professionals within the hospital setting who are involved in looking after you.

Making a will

Making a will is a way of making sure that people know your wishes and your family and friends are provided for in the way you want. A will makes it easier for your family and friends to settle your affairs.

If you would like more information about writing a will, the following website may be useful

http://dyingmatters.org/page/writing-will

Organ donation

Many people consider organ donation as a way of helping others.

For more information you should contact Organ Donation Scotland:

www.organdonationscotland.org

Funeral planning

Some people choose to think about what sort of funeral they would like and write this down along with whether they would want a burial or a cremation.

For more information about dealing with death, dying and bereavement visit

www.goodlifedeathgrief.org.uk