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

As part of its strategy for End of Life Care Planning and Care, the Ontario Medical Association adopted three key goals: increasing the number of Ontarians who engage in Advance Care Planning; Bridging Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care, normalizing death and dying; and improving palliative care in Ontario. This paper aims to help physicians understand the link between Advance Care Planning and formal treatment plans/goals of care at end of life and to provide guidance about how to engage with patients, families, and substitute decision-makers to develop a formal treatment plan for end of life care

This document explains the importance of capacity as a health care topic, responsibilities of health care providers, why capacity can be a challenging topic, the legislation behind health care decision making, tips and resources specifically relevant to primary care.

This website provides important helpful information about Capacity and Consent for those living in South East Ontario.

Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly developed this document to provide an overview of key considerations related to Capacity and Consent assessment in Ontario.  It gives an introduction on older clients and capacity, definitions of capacity as outlined by Ontario law, who assesses capacity, how it is assessed, how to assess the assessments and the impact of assessments.

This section describes the general law of consent to treatment, capacity with respect to treatment decisions, and substitute decision-making in Ontario.