ACP-HCC Knowledge Exchange

This section will link you to knowledge exchange information and networking opportunities such as contacting a Community of Practice (CoP), notice of upcoming Conferences and Events including Videos & Webinars, Research (including funding opportunities) and access to Newsletters.

To find a specific type of knowledge exchange resource, please use the dropdown boxes in the Navigator provided below.  For further clarification on these resource types, please refer to the Knowledge Exchange Resource Types located below the menu in the left hand column.

 

Knowledge Exchange Resource Guide

Community of Practice: Find a community that is exploring and learning about ACP & HCC.

Conference & Events: Look for conferences and events that support about ACP & HCC awareness.

Research: Provides access to ACP & HCC Projects, Research, Reports, Statistics and Demographics relevant for people living in Ontario.

Newsletters: Sign up for the CSAH Newsletter, Linkages as well as other related newsletter sources and receive news about events, reports and conferences.

Videos & Webinars: Features a variety of videos and webinars related to ACP & HCC.

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This two-day workshop on May 7 & 8th in Toronto has been designed to help health care professionals and administrative staff to handle difficult conversations and difficult situations related to Elder Care. You will learn six themes that make conversations difficult and how to enhance your ability to manage those challenges in the context of Elder Care. You will also learn key aspects of the law around consent and capacity as well as substitute decision making. You will leave the workshop better equipped to deliver difficult messages, manage upset people, increase your power to promote agreement, decrease your stress and complaints. To learn more or to register click here.

March 25 & 26 from 8am to 4pm, at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre.  In an interactive two-day course, Pallium Canada’s LEAP Long Term Care offers interprofessional clinicians competency-based palliative care education specific to the LTC setting.  For more information contact Siobhan McArdle at Siobhan.mcardle@sfcsc.ca. Registration closes Mar. 8, 2017.

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

This guide explains what informed Consent and Capacitiy is; what the exceptions to informed consent and capacity are; who determines capacity; how consent and capacity is assessed; what happens if a person is found to be incapable of consent; if a finding of incapacity can be challenged; what a subsitute decision maker is; how to create a power of attorney for personal care; the difference between a power of attorney for personal care and a living will; what will happen if you don't have a power of attorney for personal care and information about making decisions about a person's finance and property.  11 pages.

This guide provides a very general overview of the law and suggested practice for health practitioners in dealing with issues of incapacity to consent to treatment, admission to a long term care facility or manage property. It is not a legal opinion nor does it constitute legal advice. It does not include every detail contained in the law or the specific legal provisions that may apply in a particular case. For specific information about the law, please refer to the applicable statutes and consult your lawyer.

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