Nous offrons un vaste éventail de ressources propres à l’Ontario, spécialement conçues pour les aînés, leur famille et les soignants informels. Ces ressources sont réparties dans les catégories suivantes : Soutien en matière de décisions, Guides, Lignes directrices, Fiches d’information et documentation, Présentations, Publications et Vidéos et webinaires.

This research paper reviews the legal framework within Ontario, positioning Advance Care Planning (ACP), Goals of Care (GOC) and Health Care Consent (HCC) as part of the person-centred decision making process.  It also clarifies the linkages between informed consent, ACP and GOC, highlighting the conncections to the Health Care Consent Act.  91 pages.  Last reviewed January 4, 2017.

This one page handout provides an overview of the Advance Care Planning process in Ontario as well as the hierarchy of Substitute Decision Makers in the Health Care Consent Act, s.20.1.

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is pleased to announce that the Southeastern Ontario Portal for Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Health Care Consent (HCC) website is up and ready for your feedback and recommendations.  The site has been developed to provide information that is important to Health Care Providers and people living in Ontario.

This document is intended to summarize key differences in legislation surrounding Advance Care Planning across Canada.  It outlines the legal terms for the person appointed to be the desicion maker of an incapable person along with a listing of province specific terms for Advance Care Planning related legal forms.

This one page template is intended to aid care providers document Advance Care Planning conversations with patients / clients.  It is intended to be accompanied with the Patient SDM Contact list (for Appendix A - pdf provided) and the Ontario Power of Attorney for Personal Care form (Appendix B - pdf provided).

This two sided, folded wallet card is designed to help people understand the process of Advance Care Planning in Ontario as well as provide a convenient way to keep your Substitute Decision Maker information easily available.

In order to explore the ethical challenges involved with capacity assessment for MAID requests, a scoping of the literature was conducted to better understand the range of capacity assessment tools described within psychiatric populations. This briefing document summarizes some of the preliminary findings of the review. The goal is not to suggest a new tool or modify an existing one. Rather, it is to provide ethicists and clinicians the opportunity to share ethical and practical concerns about the robustness of capacity assessments in order to consider how existing processes may be adapted and standardized, particularly in the context of MAID.

This document explains the importance of capacity as a health care topic, responsibilities of health care providers, why capacity can be a challenging topic, the legislation behind health care decision making, tips and resources specifically relevant to primary care.

This guide provides a very general overview of the law and suggested practice for health practitioners in dealing with issues of incapacity to consent to treatment, admission to a long term care facility or manage property. It is not a legal opinion nor does it constitute legal advice. It does not include every detail contained in the law or the specific legal provisions that may apply in a particular case. For specific information about the law, please refer to the applicable statutes and consult your lawyer.

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