Does your representative have your Health Care Power of Attorney?
A Health Care Power of Attorney designates someone to make health care decisions for you do not have the capacity to make those decisions yourself. A Health Care Power of Attorney is only useful if your representative or agent has it or knows where to find it. It is best to give your Health Care Power of Attorney to the person that you have selected as your representative. You should also give a copy to your physician to be scanned into the electronic health record system. These proactive measures will help to easily locate your Health Care Power of Attorney if you face a personal health crisis.