Starting the Conversation

Why do we need to start a conversation with our loved ones?

Planning ahead is thinking about your future, and putting things in place so that your choices will be known and acted on if you cannot express these choices yourself later in life. Here you can access some excellent links to learn more about how to have the conversation and why we should start2talk.

Most of us would prefer not to think about becoming unwell or developing dementia, but it is important to have plans in place in case we do. Start to talk image2

To find out more click any of the below links:

Start2Talk - Dementia Australia
Start the Conversation – Department of Health
The Conversation Project
Dying Matters

COVID-19 Critical Conversations for Health Professionals 

“48 Wishes Statements” – a great tool for understanding peoples values and preferences.