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Making a Rhode Island Healthcare Power of Attorney
From Providence to Newport, having a Power of Attorney enables you to choose who's in charge of their healthcare, if you've ever unable to make the decisions yourself. This document kicks in if your doctor ever declares you incapacitated, mentally or physically. Having a Power of Attorney assigned is the only way to legally choose who you'd like to make decisions for you in this ever happens.
Use the Rhode Island Healthcare Power of Attorney document if:
Do you know who would make critical medical decisions for you if you become incapacitated? You can legally make that decision—for yourself—by drafting a Rhode Island Power of Attorney. This gives someone you trust a lot of responsibility, so make sure you choose carefully. You need someone who lives close to you, in case they need to quickly get to your hospital. You also need to pick someone who's responsible, is on board with what you'd want, and who you're certain will uphold your wishes. When drafting a Power of Attorney document, make sure you share the final copy with your doctors and everyone you love. With this document, you can help minimize confusion in the event you're ever unable to communicate your wishes, and accordingly ease difficulties for family members.