Printed brochures are available at nominal cost and downloadable PDFs are
A new ethics publication from the Catholic Health Association to help
patients, families and caregivers think about end-of-life decisions. The guide
is based on frequently asked questions to help persons make end-of-life
decisions and prepare an advance health care directive. CHA developed the guide
in collaboration with physicians, nurses, theologians and ethicists within
Catholic health care. Although it reflects the perspective of Catholic
tradition, the information is helpful to persons from any religious
The handy design will easily fit into displays and as convenient handouts to
patients, families and caregivers in acute care hospitals, long-term care
facilities, physician offices, clinics, parishes and community centers.
The book, part of a series of new End-of-Life Guides from CHA, may be used on
its own or in combination with companion publications.