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Application about medical treatment and advance care directives

Use this form to apply for a review of a medical treatment decision, advance care directiveDefinitionA document that sets out a person’s binding instructions or preferences and values about medical treatment. The directive is referred to when the person does not have the capacity to make decisions about their medical treatment. or medical research procedureDefinitionA procedure carried out for medical research. For example, a procedure as part of a clinical trial. .

You can also apply to challenge the authority of a medical treatment decision makerDefinitionA person who has the authority to make medical treatment decisions on behalf of another person. or support personDefinitionIn cases about medical treatment and advance care directives, this is someone who represents another person’s interests about medical treatment. They support a person to make, communicate and help bring about the person’s medical treatment decisions. .

Make sure you download a medical report template as part of this application. 

Our new Guardianship Hub is a convenient way to make and manage online applications about guardianship, administration, medical treatment and powers of attorney.
It has everything you need in one place, from application through to final decision. Create an account that lets you apply, upload documents, get alerts, monitor the progress of your case and download the VCAT Order once it’s available.
Our previous online system for these types of applications is no longer available. Online applicants will need to use the Guardianship Hub.