This 6 page reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources including:

  • Online education
  • Resources to assist care partners
  • Information on different forms of dementia
  • Supports in South East Ontario

Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you get older, you'll likely notice physical changes that can make certain actions — such as turning your head to look for oncoming traffic or braking safely — more challenging. Still, older drivers can remain safe on the road. Consider seven tips for older drivers.

This newsletter style handout dispels common myths about Consent and Capacity in the Long-term Care home setting and provides a list of helpful resources.

This brochure is intended to explain the role and importance of being a Substitute Decision Maker in Ontario.

This brochure is intended to be a healthcare decision aid for patients and their Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs).  

This brochure explains the importance and process of Advance Care Planning.  Other related resources are recommended.

This summary document outlines recommendations from the Law Commission of Ontario related to Health Care Consent (HCC) and Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the development of ACP resources for use in Ontario.

A Substitute Decision-Maker (SDM) is a person who will make health and personal care decisions for you. An SDM will only make decisions for you if you are found mentally incapable of making them for yourself. This guide will help you understand the process of identifying or naming an SDM.

This tip sheet reviews the requirements for informed consent and the hierachy of Substitute Decision Makers (SDM) listed in the Health Care Consent Act (Ontario).  Requirements of SDM as per the HCCA s.20 are outlined.

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