Littleton Day Surgery Center does not honor advance directives. Because the scope of care in this facility is limited to elective outpatient surgical procedures, any life-threatening situation that arises will be immediately treated with life-sustaining measures.
Concurrently, the emergency medical system (EMS) will be activated for emergency patient transport to a hospital facility. If you provide us with an advanced directive, we will put it in your chart and in an emergency, it will be transferred with you to the hospital.
If you have questions about this policy, please feel free to call the center to speak with our scheduling coordinator.