This booklet contains forms for Continuing Power of Attorney for Property and Power of Attorney for Personal Care from the Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario.

This brochure is intended to explain the role and importance of being a Substitute Decision Maker in Ontario.

This brochure is intended to be a healthcare decision aid for patients and their Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs).  

This brochure explains the importance and process of Advance Care Planning.  Other related resources are recommended.

This summary document outlines recommendations from the Law Commission of Ontario related to Health Care Consent (HCC) and Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the development of ACP resources for use in Ontario.

A Substitute Decision-Maker (SDM) is a person who will make health and personal care decisions for you. An SDM will only make decisions for you if you are found mentally incapable of making them for yourself. This guide will help you understand the process of identifying or naming an SDM.

This tip sheet reviews the requirements for informed consent and the hierachy of Substitute Decision Makers (SDM) listed in the Health Care Consent Act (Ontario).  Requirements of SDM as per the HCCA s.20 are outlined.

This tip sheet provides details about the Health Care Consent Act (HCCA) and Advance Care Planning in Ontario.  The roles of the health care practitioner, substitute decision maker and patient are outlined. "Best interests" are defined as set out by the HCCA.

This website is designed to help those in Ontario find supports for those caring for those at risk of developing responsive behaviours.

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