This video explains the role of a substitute decision maker in Ontario. To find more about being an SDM, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video explains who is a substitute decision maker (SDM) in Ontario. To learn more about confirming your SDM, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video starts the conversation about advance care planning (ACP), consent to treatment, and those who are involved in ACP. For more information, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

Ce manuel de planification préalable des soins PDF en anglais est destiné à un usage personnel pour les résidents de l'Ontario. 20 pages. Dernière révision en juin 2018. Des copies imprimées sont disponibles sur commande en contactant Aja Dykes à adykes@hpco.ca.

This english pdf Advance Care Planning workbook is intended for personal use for Ontario residents. 20 pages. Last reviewed June 2018. Print copies are available to order by contacting Aja Dykes at adykes@hpco.ca

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent in Ontario.  2 pages.

This one page handout describes what Advance Care Planning is in Ontario as well as the role of the Subsitute Decision Maker and Health Practitioners in regards to Health Care Consent. 

This is a pdf copy of a presentation given by Mark Handelman for the Frontenac-Kingston Council on Aging about important considerations regarding capacity, consent and CCB hearings. Mark is one of Ontario's first members of the official Guardian Child Representation Program. Mark was appointed to the Consent & Capacity Board in 1998 and became a vice chair and senior lawyer member in 2000. He is also a lawyer member of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and a member of the Law Commission of Ontario Advisory Committee on end of life decisions. 61 slides. Last reviewed March 2017.

This pdf handout is intended as a helpful resource to address commonly asked questions and answers related to Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent in Ontario.  A number of relevant resources are linked to in order to provide more in depth information. 5 pages. Last reviewed February 2017.

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