Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha

Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha

You will have the opportunity to leave the statement about the health care you want to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot express it yourself.

If you live in Castilla-La Mancha you can already process your declaration of advance directives that you consider necessary in life if later on you cannot express your own wishes as a consequence of a worsening of your health, physical or mental. That statement will be taken into account by your doctors.

Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha

You will have the opportunity to leave the statement about the health care you want to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot express it yourself.

If you live in Castilla-La Mancha you can already process your declaration of advance directives that you consider necessary in life if later on you cannot express your own wishes as a consequence of a worsening of your health, physical or mental. That statement will be taken into account by your doctors.

What does the Living Will consist of?

We put at your disposal a very simple form to leave your instructions on the care or treatments you want or do not receive and to appoint the representatives to act as interlocutors before the responsible medical team. This document can be made by a person of legal age, capable and free, and with the same freedom and requirements, its content can be revoked or modified. Keep in mind that if the patient cannot and there is no advance directive document, the relatives will intervene.

You will have a complete and exhaustive advice whenever you need it, since we solve all the possible doubts that may arise before creating your living will and while you fill it out.

We take care of registering the document in the registry of advance directives of the Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla-La Mancha, and we will even send a copy of them electronically to the registry if this mechanism is enabled.

Our living will processing service includes additional guarantees from blockchain technology.

The living will in Castilla-La Mancha is called an advance directive document

The living will in Castilla-La Mancha is a document that includes the citizens’ declaration of advance directives in written form with the instructions that must be taken into account regarding the healthcare that the person wishes to receive in situations that prevent you from personally communicating your will, guaranteeing that these instructions will be carried out as long as the conditions established in the legislation are met.

In Castilla-La Mancha the living will can be done by any person of legal age, with full capacity to act and who acts freely. However, unlike in other autonomous communities, minors are not allowed to process a living will. In these cases, the father or mother or legal guardian of the minor will have the last word on what to do and how to act on the care of the minor.

This document can be created by filling in an available template, in paper or digital format. According to the regulations, there are 3 ways to process the living will in Castilla-La Mancha and thus make the declaration of advance directives: before a notary, before three witnesses or before an official of the Registry of Advance Directives of Castilla-La Mancha. In the case of witnesses, they must have full capacity to act and at least two of them must not be related to the grantor by kinship of up to 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity, by marriage or by any professional or patrimonial relationship.

When processing the living will or the declaration of advance directives, there is the possibility of appointing a representative who will act as a valid interlocutor with the doctor or healthcare team in making decisions about the medical treatment that has been to apply to the grantor. Any person of legal age who is not legally incapacitated may be the representative of the patient who grants this document and it is necessary for that person to know their appointment and sign their acceptance.

In order to process the living will in Castilla-La Mancha it is necessary to provide the following documentation:

  • Document registration request signed by the grantor and the representative.
  • IDs or passports of the grantor, the witnesses (if applicable) and the representative (if applicable).
  • Writ of acceptance of the representative, if there is one designated.
  • If it is with witnesses, a responsible statement from two of the witnesses stating that they meet the aforementioned requirements.
  • If it is before a notary, also: authorized copy of the declaration granted before a notary, therefore, the simple copy is not allowed.

In Castilla-La Mancha, you can get more information and process the declaration of advance directives in the Provincial Directorates of the Ministry of Health, in the User Care Services of certain hospitals and in the Institute of Health Sciences. In any case, the application for registration signed by the grantor must be submitted by himself or by a representative with a power of attorney to that effect in person from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., recommending requesting a prior appointment to avoid you wait.

You can get more information at Castilla-La Mancha Health Service website.

You can also process the living will or advance directives through the Internet, through the service that My Digital Legacy makes available to all citizens of Castilla-La Mancha, also extensible throughout the territory Spanish. We take care of everything. In the following link you can obtain more information about the living will in Spain.

What regulations exist to regulate the Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha?

In Castilla-La Mancha, the living will, after regulation at the national level in 2002, is managed and processed based on a Law published by the Government of Castilla-La Mancha in 2005.

Law 6/2005, of July 7, of Castilla-La Mancha, on the Declaration of Advance Directives in matters of own health.

Decree 15/2006, of February 21, of the Registry of Advance Directives of Castilla-La Mancha.

Resolution of 08-01-2008, of the Ministry of Health, creating new points in the Registry of Advance Directives of Castilla-La Mancha.

Resolution of 05/03/2012, of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, creating the point of the Register of Advance Directives at the National Hospital for Paraplegics.

Some information about the Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha

Living Wills Made

%

Citizens of Castilla-La Mancha who have made a living will

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They are made by women

*Extracted data from the National Register of Prior Instructions in July 2020

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With witnesses

Choose up to 3 different people who will act as witnesses when processing your living will.

By notary

With your living will already prepared, we make an appointment with your trusted notary or one of your area.

Do you have any questions about the Living Will in Castilla-La Mancha?

If you have any doubt, query or question about any technical and / or legal aspect of the living will in Castilla-La Mancha or about how the living will is administered and managed through My Digital Legacy, fill out this form with your data and your question and we will answer you as soon as possible.




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