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.

ACP-HCC Knowledge Exchange Navigator

This 2 part tool describes in summary the main points related to 1.  Consent to Treatment and 2. Decisional Mental Capacity and Capacity Assessment specifically in Ontario.

The presentation by Laurie Borland the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee outlines the rules for Substitute Decision-Making in Ontario.  

This qualitative study and discussion paper focuses on the relationship between suffering and capacity for patients at the end of their lives.  The researchers conducted interviews with 14 health care providers in Ontario who have expertise in treating patients at the end-of-life.  The initial findings were categorized into three areas (a) provider perspectives on the relationship between suffering and capacity; (b) suffering is beyond the patient; and (c) disparities between the end of life care context and the legal notion of capacity.

This short video describes the Health Care Consent Act in Ontario and the role and importance of a Substitute Decision Maker.