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.

This  brief  was  produced  by  the  McMaster  Health  Forum  to  serve  as  the  basis  for discussions  by  the  citizen  panel  on  how  to  improve  end-of-life  communication  and decision-making in Ontario. This brief includes information on end-of-life communication including what is known about: the underlying problem; three possible options to address the problem; and potential barriers and facilitators to implementing these options. 

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 CPR decision aid was developed by Dr.'s Daren Heyland and Chris Frank and provides answers to frequently asked questions along with supporting statistical evidence.

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 is intended to be a healthcare decision aid for patients and their Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs).  

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