The laws governing Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent vary across Canada, so it is important that Waterloo Wellington references Ontario-specific resources. Please take care when accessing resources to ensure they are aligned with the legal framework in your jurisdiction.
Our Newest Resource!
Check out our newest video covering the Hierarchy of Substitute Decision Makers. Learn who your Substitute Decision Maker is.
What are we using to educate and spread the word about Advance Care Planning?
Find a sample of the resources we have been using when we are out in the community educating about Advance Care Planning & Health Care Consent. Have questions? Feel free to connect with us!
Substitute Decision-Making Brochure
|Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet
||Sample Presentation Template
|Power of Attorney for Personal Care Information Booklet
This resource is available free of charge from
|Substitute Decision-Maker Wallet Card
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Posters for your office
Other helpful resources
April 2017, Planning for your Health Care Future
April 2016, Substitute Decision Making & Health Care
Jane Meadus, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly – Presentation slides
Laurie Borland, Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee – Presentation slides
Michael Newman, Consent & Capacity Board – Presentation slides
September 2015 – Education Series with Judith Wahl
Acute Care session – Presentation slides & Webcast
Long Term Care session – Presentation slides
Primary Care session – Judith Wahl’s Presentation slides & Webcast; Dr. Jeff Myer’s Presentation slides & Webcast
Tip Sheets & Tools from the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Ministry of Attorney General
Provincial Community of Practice on Advance Care Planning & Health Care Consent
Conversation Templates developed by Drs. Jeff Myers & Nadia Incardona
National Institute for Care of the Elderly
March 2017 Law Commission Report – Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship
Dec 2016 Law Commission Report – Health Care Consent, Advance Care Planning & Goals of Care Practice Tools: The Challenge to Getting this Right