Caregiver Resources - Advance Care Planning

This paper focuses on common misconceptions or misunderstandings about the Substitute Decisions Act (SDA) and the Health Care Consent Act (HCCA).

This video reinforces the importance of Advance Care Planning.  Patients and health care professinals share their opinions and advice.

This one page handout describes what Advance Care Planning is in Ontario as well as the role of the Subsitute Decision Maker and Health Practitioners in regards to Health Care Consent. 

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.

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.