Download the Lousiana Living Will form, which is also referred to as a declaration. It is a written document that informs healthcare providers of your desires to withhold life sustaining treatment in the event you have certain terminal conditions and you are no longer able to communicate or make decisions for yourself. This form allows you to choose whether you want to continue to have nutrition and hydration or want all measures withdrawn.
“Declaration” means a witnessed document, statement, or expression voluntarily made by the declarant, authorizing the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures, in accordance with the requirements of this Part. A declaration may be made in writing, orally, or by other means of nonverbal communication. LA R.S. 40:1299.58.2