Trusted Decision Maker Form
If you can't create a legal advance directive, this is the next best thing. It only takes a minute and is incredibly valuable to your family and doctors.Create my form Create a Trusted Decision Maker Form
What is a Trusted Decision Maker Form?
A quick, effective way to communicate your health care preferences with doctors and loved ones.
Only 2 questions
No printer needed
No witnesses or notaries required
It is not a legal document, but it will be taken into account by doctors and your loved ones when making medical decisions.Create my form Create a Trusted Decision Maker Form
This form was developed by the Providence Institute for Human Caring, a health system that serves over 5 million patients. They have partnered with Cake to distribute the form so we can help as many people as possible share their health care preferences.
"If you do not have an advance directive, this document is the next best thing.
It conveys information that may be crucial for clinicians and family members to consider in the future and will be taken seriously by a clinical team."
– Ira Byock, MD, palliative care physician and Chief Medical Officer of the Providence Institute for Human Caring
If you have access to a printer and witnesses or a notary,
we encourage you to create a legal advance directive.