ACP-HCC Knowledge Exchange

 

This section will link you to knowledge exchange information and networking opportunities such as contacting a Community of Practice (CoP), notice of upcoming Conferences and Events including Videos & Webinars, Research (including funding opportunities) and access to Newsletters.

To find a specific type of knowledge exchange resource, please use the dropdown boxes in the Navigator provided below.  For further clarification on these resource types, please refer to the Knowledge Exchange Resource Types located below the menu in the left hand column.

 

Knowledge Exchange Resource Guide

Community of Practice: Find a community that is exploring and learning about ACP & HCC.

Conference & Events: Look for conferences and events that support about ACP & HCC awareness.

Research: Provides access to ACP & HCC Projects, Research, Reports, Statistics and Demographics relevant for people living in Ontario.

Newsletters: Sign up for the CSAH Newsletter, Linkages as well as other related newsletter sources and receive news about events, reports and conferences.

Videos & Webinars: Features a variety of videos and webinars related to ACP & HCC.

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This one page template is intended to aid care providers document Advance Care Planning conversations with patients / clients.  It is intended to be accompanied with the Patient SDM Contact list (for Appendix A - pdf provided) and the Ontario Power of Attorney for Personal Care form (Appendix B - pdf provided).

Read this primer to learn about: how to prepare for Advance Care Planning (ACP) conversations with patients and Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs) and practical information on: consent, capacity and decision-making, how to determine who the automatic SDM is for a patient and finally how to prepare SDMs for decision making about healthcare in the future.

This document serves as a guide for having Advance Care Planning conversations and to record wishes, values and beliefs. It is NOT consent for treatment. It will be viewed as a representation of a person’s capable thoughts and reflections therefore please use their own words.

The objectives of this presentation are to provide an overview of a framework for looking at Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Goals of Care (GOC) discussions; to look at the current evidence for the effectiveness of ACP and to appreciate the challenges involved in performing and studying ACP with frail patients.

These posters encourage people to take time over the holiday season to have Advance Care Planning conversations with family and loved ones.

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