Alzheimer’s is one of the main forms of dementia, which involves impaired brain function, the loss of short-term memory, and trouble completing even basic, familiar daily tasks. Caring for family members with this disease can take an emotional as well as financial toll on families. Arranging for the care of a person suffering from dementia can be complex and expensive. Adding to that complexity, patients are often unable to manage or understand their finances.
HPCO is hosting this webinar presentation by Judith Wahl, Dr. Nadia Incardona and Dr. Jeff Myers to talk about the findings of a recent LCO research study and to inform providers how to best use forms within your organization related to HCC, ACP and GoC. The cost is $25 and you may register here.
HPCO invites previous HCC ACP webinar participants to in a 2-part webinar series beginning with part 1 on Friday Sept. 29th from 1-2:30pm and part 2 on Friday Oct. 27th 1-2:30pm. The cost is $25 and you may registratier here.
This is a pdf copy of a presentation given by Mark Handelman for the Frontenac-Kingston Council on Aging about important considerations regarding capacity, consent and CCB hearings. Mark is one of Ontario's first members of the official Guardian Child Representation Program. Mark was appointed to the Consent & Capacity Board in 1998 and became a vice chair and senior lawyer member in 2000. He is also a lawyer member of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and a member of the Law Commission of Ontario Advisory Committee on end of life decisions. 61 slides. Last reviewed March 2017.
This pdf handout is intended as a helpful resource to address commonly asked questions and answers related to Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent in Ontario. A number of relevant resources are linked to in order to provide more in depth information. 5 pages. Last reviewed February 2017.
The Kingston Council on Aging invites you to join an information session with Mark Handelman from 1-3pm on February 24th at the Royal Canadian Legion. You are encouraged to send your questions regarding Consent and Capacity in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is free for those who attended the October session and $15 for new registrants. Please see the pdf attached for the registration form.
Nous offrons une panoplie de ressources éducatives pour favoriser la Planification Préalable des Soins et la Compréhension du Consentement aux soins de santé (cours en ligne, webinaires, documentation, etc.), et nous organisons des événements en face-à-face destinés à des auditoires particuliers: Aînés, Familles, Soignants Informels et Fournisseurs de Soins de Santé.
This copy of a webinar presented on January 13th 2017 by the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Health Care Consent (HCC) and Advance Care Planning (ACP) Community of Practice provides an explanation of what HCC and ACP means in Ontario and what care providers need to know and understand to support clients/patients and their Substitute Decision Makers.