Judith Wahl reviews the law in Ontario regarding Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning and how health care practice is not always aligning with what has been legislated.

This brochure is intended to explain the role and importance of being a Substitute Decision Maker in Ontario.

This presentation was given at a CCAC Conference in 2014, focused on Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Health Care Consent (HCC) in Ontario and especially prepared for CBI Health Group.  It introduces the topics, the Ontario context, recognized need for ACP, National Hospice Palliative Care statistics and an overview of an ACP toolkit.

The link above directs you to a facilitator guide which is intended to assist users to prepare a presentation on Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent for the general public.  It includes links to supplementary resources for this presentation:  http://brainxchange.ca/Public/Files/Health-Care-Consent/HCC_in_relation_to_ACP_Healthcare_ProviderSlides.aspx 

This presentation will help you understand the fundamentals of Health Care Consent and the issues involved in planning care and the connection between Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning.

This webpage provides information about Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning Community of Practice and its role in championing ACP HCC across Ontario's 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). Links and other related resources are available on this webpage.

This workbook is intended to help people in Ontario consider what is most important to them in regards to their health and healthcare.  It can be used to help start Advance Care Planning conversations with Substitute Decision-Makers, family, friends and health care providers.

This brochure explains the importance and process of Advance Care Planning.  Other related resources are recommended.

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) commissioned this paper to provide background research for its Legal Capacity, Decision‐Making and Guardianship project. The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the views of the LCO.

This presentation by Michael Newman objectives included: to identify the Consent and Capacity Board, explain when and how to access the Consent and Capacity Board, identify the legal test for capacity and substitute decision making, identify various types of Board applications as well as identify means of obtaining more information.

Pages