You are already involved in helping people to think about their future, so why not take it one step further?

As Lawyers, Financial planners and Estate planners you are already helping people to plan for their futures.  Advance Care Planning is part of preparing for the future when they may not be able to make their own health care decisions.


Use the resources below to help you talk about Advance Care Planning with your clients.

Resources for Professionals

Power of Attorney 101 – A quick summary of Powers of Attorney for Personal Care & Property

ACP Conversation Starters – Try one of these opening lines to help your clients start their conversations.

For additional Ontario-specific resources visit

Ontario Toolkit

Repository of Best Practice Resources

Resources for your clients

Why not share resources with your clients that they can take home and review on their own time.

Substitute Decision-Making Brochure

Speak Up Workbook 

Online interactive version here

Power of Attorney for Personal Care Brochure

Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet


Conversations Worksheet


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Once someone has identified their Substitute Decision Maker they can  fill out a wallet card. It is a great way to keep this information with them at all times.