Advance Care Planning
Whenever looking for updates on the Advance Care Planning initiative check out their website – “Speak Up”. Health care providers, community organizations, and the general populace, can find some helpful conversation guidelines, communities of practice, blogs, toolkits, etc... a wealth of information at your fingertips. So SPEAK UP and support end of life care conversations in your community and your families!!
Other links that might be of interest around this topic:
CBC Radio One interview around the CMAJ article: http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2013/07/25/hamilton-end-of-life-discussion-guideline.html
McMaster Daily News: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/addressing-the-end-of-life
Speak Up Just Ask Conversation Card for health care professionals: http://www.advancecareplanning.ca/community-organizations/download-the-speak-up-campaign-kit/just-ask-conversation-card.aspx
Speak Up "How to Make your Plan" for you and your family: http://www.advancecareplanning.ca/making-your-plan/how-to-make-your-plan.aspx