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Washington Advance Directive Form

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Below is the information you'll need in order to obtain an Advance Directive in Washington.

Overview: Washington's Advance Care Planning packet contains a form for naming "Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy) and Living Will.

Required Information: You and two (2) witnesses must sign the WA Advance Directive for it to be considered valid. The rules for witnesses as stated on the form:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and competent.
  • Cannot be related to you or your health care agent by blood, marriage, or state registered domestic partnership.
  • Cannot be your home care provider or a care provider at an adult family home or long-term care facility where you live.
  • Cannot be your designated health care agent.

Download the Washington Advance Directive Form Here
(Via Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest)

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