How do I prepare in case anything happens to my elderly relative?


If you have an elderly relative who you believe may be nearing the end of their life, there are some practical steps you can take to make it easy for them and the rest of the family in the event that they pass away. These steps will ensure that:

  1. Their last moments are coordinated with the health care profession
  2. The family are involved in important decisions
  3. You minimize the need for a post-mortem
  4. Funeral arrangements are properly understood and agreed