Who can sign my Advance Health Care Directive?

  • Your Advance Health Care Directive can either be signed by two witnesses or notarized.
  • Witnesses must know who you are, be 18 years of age or older, not your medical decision maker nor health care provider. They also cannot work for your health care provider or work where you live. At least one witness must not be related to you or benefit financial after you pass.
  • Notary Options:

Where do I turn my Advance Health Care Directive into?

  • MyUCDavisHealth
    • Once logged in, select Menu, then End-of-Life Planning under My Record. Under Documents on File, click Add a Document. Upload the document. The portal will show the documented as Accepted or Not accepted. You should be notified via MyUCDavisHealth if it is NOT accepted.
  • Primary Care Provider's office.
  • Health Information Management – Can do any of the following, below is the contact information:
  • Fax: 916-734-2126
  • email: hs-healtheducationclass@ucdavis.edu
  • It's recommended that you provide the form to other facilities where you may receive medical care.

It is recommended to also provide it to other facilities where you may receive medical care.

English is my second language and I need these forms in my first language

I'm unsure of how to have this discussion with my family

One great resource is: The Conversation Project. Particularly the Conversation Starter Guide (PDF), starting on Page 8.


Other Resources

Advanced Health Care Planning