Caring and Consent (Leaflet)

This leaflet for carers explains your right to be involved in decisions about the healthcare of the adult you care for.

Caring and Consent

Your right to be involved in decisions about the healthcare of the adult you care for.

This leaflet explains the rights of:

  • people who are unable to consent (agree) to medical treatment
  • their carers to be involved in decisions about their health care, and
  • a legal proxy (someone allowed by law to act on someone else’s behalf)
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Print files for professionals

Print-ready versions of this leaflet are available for use by health and care professionals.

Caring and Consent leaflet - Print files (ZIP, 10MB)

To arrange a print run of this leaflet, contact the person who coordinates the printing and distribution of health rights information at your health board.

Who to contact at your health board

Last updated:
09 July 2019