September 19 - 21, 2019 at the Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals. To learn more or to register click here.

Wed. Jan. 23, 2019 from 12-1PM EST. Join James Downar for this presentation discussing a project that aimed to identify patients at risk of death to trigger health care providers to engage in Advance Care Planning activities. To learn more or register click here.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT. Join John Hirdes and George Heckman, University of Waterloo as they discuss an initiative where they trained members of the public who volunteer at community organizations to support group advance care planning activity sessions. The sessions aimed to inform, promote conversation and break down barriers and stigmas around these conversations. The volunteers experiences were investigated along with how to best encourage older adults to come to the session.  Lastly they looked at whether these activities helped older adults to be more involved in ACP activities and conversations.  To learn more or to register click here.

Advance Care Planning Guide

This guide is tool that provides a concise guide to Advance Care Planning, what it means, the legality around an advance care planning document and most importantly how to approach discussions around your end-of-life preferences for care and document them.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 2:00-3:30 PM EDT. This webinar presented by Karen Henderson, will provide practical tips on planning for and meeting both the little and big planning challenges that face us all—from when is the right time to retire, to re-evaluating your location, to an easy way to keep your advance directive current. Helpful resources will also be provided. Register here.

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 explique le rôle de mandataire en Ontario. Vous voulez en savoir davanatge? Informez-vous sur le rôle de mandataire à www.planificationprealable.ca

Cette vidéo explique qui est un mandataire en Ontario. Apprenez-en davantage sur la désignation de mandataires 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.

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