This handout is designed to assist informal caregivers understand their role and how to help support the person's health care and improve their quality of life as well as tips for maintaining their own health and well-being. Links to helpful resources are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This handout is designed to assist informal caregivers understand their role in support the person's needs, values, wishes and care preferences. Links to helpful resources are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This report for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors (Canada) provides an introduction to the issue of social isolation, how to prevent and address social isolation and suggestions for next steps. 56 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
Today, many elders are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation in a plethora of ways. Unfortunately, an excess of these cases go unreported and unnoticed to the public. With that said, it is important to address the topic to prevent elder abuse from becoming more prevalent. This guide will address the different types of elder abuse, how to address and prevent them, and also how to avoid becoming a elderly victim of theft. Last reviewed June 2018.
Cette vidéo explique la loi en Ontario qui exige que tous les professionnels de la santé obtiennent un consentement éclairé (ou un refus) avant d'administrer un traitement ou des soins. La capacité mentale peut varier le type de décision à prendre, à chaque nouvelle décision. Apprenez-en davanatge sur le consentement, la planification préalable des soins et le rôle de mandataire à www.planificationprealable.ca.
Cette vidéo commence la conversation sur la planification préalable des soins, le consentement au traitement et les personnes impliquées. Apprenez-en davantage sur la planification préalable des soins à www.planificationprealable.ca.
This video explains the law in Ontario that requires all health care providers to get informed consent or refusal of consent before providing a patient with any treatment or care. Mental capacity is specific for each type of decision and for each new decision. To learn more about advance care planning, consent and capacity, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.