MAC14313 E03 cover

A guide for the end of life

Booklet
Published: 30 Nov 2019
Next review: 30 Nov 2022
Edition: 3
MAC14313 E03 cover

This booklet explains what happens at the end of someone’s life and how to plan for it. It is for anyone nearing the end of life. There is also information for people caring for someone nearing the end of life.

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Published: 30 Nov 2019
Next review: 30 Nov 2022
Edition: 3

This booklet explains what happens at the end of someone’s life and how to plan for it. It is for anyone nearing the end of life. There is also information for people caring for someone nearing the end of life.

About this booklet

This booklet is about coping with the news that you may be nearing the end of your life, including sorting out your affairs, planning your care and understanding more about what might happen.

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