What is My Living Will
My Living Will is a project at present that is hosted by the charity Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action (CIVA), registered charity number 1122095. It is intended that My Living Will will be constituted as an independent charity by the end of 2917.
My Living Will aims to help individuals and professionals understand and take decisions about care towards the end of life. The motivation of those involved in the website's development is to help everyone to have choice and control over their lives.
The experience of those caring for patients who have lost capacity, shows a need for clear information that patients and families can consult and discuss in order to prepare for end of life issues. Our aim is to reach as many people as possible to fulfil a vital need within the UK.
Who's behind the website
A diverse group of senior healthcare professionals, senior lawyers and an ethicist have overseen My Living Will's creation of this website.
A firm of solicitors, Bates Wells and Braithwaite, as well as a senior member of the Court of Protection have reviewed this website and are content that it conforms to the Mental Capacity Act (2005) both in detail and in spirit.