This newsletter style handout dispels common myths about Consent and Capacity in the Long-term Care home setting and provides a list of helpful resources.

This webpage provides a number of helpful resources on the topics of Consumer Protection, Elder Abuse, Health Care Consent & Advance Care Planning, Home Care, Hospitals, Long-Term Care Homes, Pensions and Incomes, Powers of Attorney, Retirement Homes and Wills.

Judith Wahl outlines common problems related to confusion about Advance Care Planning (ACP) and End-of-Life Decision-Making and how ACP is more about communication between patients and their Substitute Decision Maker and any paperwork.

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.

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