Consumer Advocacy for Deathcare issues
Health Care and Hospice Issues
Idaho Attorney General's information on
Wills and Idaho's Natural Death Act
The State of Idaho's
- As of July 1, 2007, the
Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST)
form provides a standardized form for expressing your wishes
in advance of needing medical treatment. As explained in the
Patient FAQs, A POST form is appropriate in cases where a
patient has an incurable or irreversible injury, disease, illness
or condition, or where a patient is in a persistent vegetative state.
A POST form is also appropriate if such conditions are anticipated.
The state Health and Welfare
Emergency Medical Services website has links to
more information, including instructions and a sample form.
What You Should Know When Donating Your Body, from
Gere Fulton and Lamar Hankins, co-chairs of the Legal Committee of the
national Funeral Consumers Alliance.
The Idaho Quality of Life Coalition
is healthcare professionals, private citizens and businesses providing
information and education on hospice, palliative care and advance
planning, and advocating for compassionate care at the end of life.
Idaho Law and Legislation
- The Idaho State Board
of Morticians website includes information for filing a complaint,
and links to licensure law and rules, meeting notices, agendas and minutes.
- The Idaho Legislature
- Idaho Statutes
Idaho Legal Aid Services is
a nonprofit Idaho law firm with offices throughout the state, working to
seek equal justice for the underprivileged and poor through legal
representation, community outreach, and education.