Living Will in Murcia

Living Will in Murcia

You will have the opportunity to leave advance instructions on the medical treatments you wish to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot express your own will.

If you live in the Region de Murcia, you can leave the previous instructions that you deem appropriate in the future if in the future you cannot express your own will as a consequence of a serious deterioration in your physical or mental health. These instructions are the ones that the medical personnel who treat you will take into account.

Living Will in Murcia

You will have the opportunity to leave advance instructions on the medical treatments you wish to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot express your own will.

If you live in the Region de Murcia, you can leave the previous instructions that you deem appropriate in the future if in the future you cannot express your own will as a consequence of a serious deterioration in your physical or mental health. These instructions are the ones that the medical personnel who treat you will take into account.

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 register of advance directives of the Region de Murcia, and we will even electronically send a copy of them to the registry if this mechanism is enabled.

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

The living will in Murcia is called a prior instructions document

The living will in Murcia is a document in which a person expresses in advance the wishes about the medical actions that must be taken into account in case of being in a situation in which the circumstances do not allowed him to freely express his will. Such wishes must be respected and fulfilled by the healthcare team that intervenes when the person who has granted the document is unable to express their wishes due to physical or mental deterioration.

In Murcia the living will can be made by any person of legal age, capable, free and who is not legally incapacitated. Contrary to how it happens in other autonomous communities, in the Region de Murcia minors cannot process the living will on their own. In these cases, only the father, mother or legal guardian of the minor may decide what to do and how to act on the medical treatment to be applied to the minor when the time comes.

This document can be created by filling in an available template, in paper or digital format. According to the regulations, there are 3 modalities when it comes to processing the living will in Murcia and thus registering the prior instructions: by a notary, with three witnesses or before the official or public employee in charge of registering instructions previous.

When processing the living will or prior instructions, there is the possibility of appointing a representative who will be the valid interlocutor between the patient and the healthcare team in making decisions about the medical treatment to be apply to the patient. The representative will also be the person in charge of interpreting the personal values and instructions given by the patient, but only when such power has been expressly attributed to him in the prior instructions document.

In order to process the living will in Murcia it is necessary to provide the following documentation:

  • Granting of advance directive document.
  • Application for registration of the prior instructions document in the Registry.
  • Certified photocopy of the DNIs or passports of the participants: grantor, witnesses (if any) and representative (if any).
  • Responsible statement signed by all witnesses.
  • Statement that accredits the representative/s (if any), accepted and signed by him/her/them.

In Murcia, you can obtain more information and process the prior instructions document in the Register of Prior Instructions dependent on the Ministry of Health and Social Policy of the Region de Murcia, located at Calle Pinares, 6 , 1st left, 30001, Murcia. Also in the Health Center where he is attended.

You can also process the living will or advance expression of wills through the Internet, through the service that My Digital Legacy makes available to all citizens of the Region de Murcia, also extensible throughout the territory Spanish. We take care of everything. In the following link you can get more information about the living will in Spain.

What regulations exist to regulate the Living Will in Murcia?

In the Region de Murcia, the living will, after regulation at the national level in 2002, is managed and processed based on a Decree published by the Region de Murcia in 2005.

Decree No. 80/2005, of July 8, 2005, approving the Regulations for Prior Instructions and their Registration.

Some facts about the Living Will in Murcia

Living Wills Made

%

Citizens of Murcia who have made a living will

%

They are made by women

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

Process now your Living Will

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 Murcia?

If you have any doubts, queries or questions about any technical and/or legal aspect about the living will in Murcia or about how the living will is administered and managed through My Digital Legacy, fill out this form with your data and your Ask and we will answer you as soon as possible.




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