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.
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.