What is Advance Care Planning in Ontario?

Advance Care Planning is about deciding who will make health care decisions for you if you are unable to, and having conversations with them about your wishes, values and beliefs to help them understand how you would like to be cared for.

In Ontario Advance Care Planning involves two steps.


You & Your Loved Ones

You and your loved ones can start having Advance Care Planning conversations today.


Health Care Providers

Health care providers have a role in supporting their patients with Advance Care Planning conversations.


Community Professionals

Community professionals have a role in supporting their clients with Advance Care Planning conversations.

Community Presentations

It’s important to discuss your wishes for your own healthcare in the event you are too ill or injured to make those decisions for yourself. But it can be hard to know what questions to ask, and it can also be difficult to understand how Advance Care Planning works in Ontario.

Our Community Presentations can help answer these important questions.

Learn more by watching one of the recent webinars by our team of highly trained ACP Ambassadors, as featured on our YouTube channel.

Advance Care Planning: A Health-Care Lens (Nov. 17, 2022)

A Legal Lens Webinar: You and Your Substitute Decision Maker

ACP Convos Through the Lens of LTC, Hospice Care and Community Paramedicine

ACP Conversations: An Intensive Care Unit Perspective

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