Advance Directive forms – Connecticut
Indicate your end-of-life wishes; create an advance directive.
Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) forms
MOLST is a written medical order by a physician, advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to effectuate a patient’s request for life-sustaining treatment when the patient has been determined by a physician to be approaching the end stage of a serious, life-limiting illness or is in a condition of advanced, chronic progressive frailty. This is a pilot program only active in the Windham and the greater Hartford area. Q&A about MOLST
End-of-Life Decisions Booklet
This booklet answers tough questions about advance care planning including those about living wills, healthcare power of attorney, and life-sustaining treatments.
Understanding CPR and DNR, by the Connecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life Care
Understanding Artificial Nutrition and Hydration, by the Connecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life Care
Palliative Care: The Relief You Need When You’re Experiencing Symptoms of Serious Illness, from the National Institute of Nursing Research
The Conversation Starter Kit, by the Conversation Project. This information is about talking to your loved ones about what you or they want for end-of-life care.
Beginning The Conversation About Death, Dying and End-of-Life Care in Connecticut, by the Connecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life Care