This 2 page handout provides important information regarding ventilation supports. While targetted towards those with ALS, the information provided can help readers understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with types of mechanical ventilation.
This pdf handout is intended as a helpful resource to address commonly asked questions and answers related to Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent in Ontario. A number of relevant resources are linked to in order to provide more in depth information. 5 pages. Last reviewed February 2017.
Their mission is to improve access to services and to promote the health of Ontario’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. They envision a province in which all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are healthy and valued members of their diverse communities and are supported by equitable services and public policy.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people experience numerous issues as a result of discrimination and stigmas. Recent research has highlighted the significant issues impacting aging and end-of-life issues among this population, particularly when accessing health and social services. Specifically, one issue that continues to negatively impact LGBT people is discrimination from healthcare providers, where many LGBT people are asked inappropriate questions, mocked or treated poorly.