Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A Guide to Advance Care Planning in Ontario
Of all the choices you make in life, among the most important could be the choices you make now about your future personal care.
Making personal choices is basic to a person’s sense of identity and well being. This is especially true of decisions about personal care including health care (treatment and services), food, living arrangements and housing, clothing, hygiene and safety.
Every year, many Canadians become unable to make their own decisions about their personal care and medical treatments. It can happen slowly, over time, as with Alzheimer Disease; or it can happen suddenly, without warning, through a stroke or accident.