Resources on Advance Care Directives

General Guides

Understanding the options – a decision aid for patients in the ICU puiblished by the Ottawa Hosital Research Institute

Speak Up – A campaign and tools developed by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association to start the conversation about end-of-life care (en francais – Let’s Talk!)



Canada-wide resources

Speak Up: start the conversation about end of life care workbook

Links to Resources by Province

A Guide to Advance Care Planning (Ontario Seniors Secretariat) pdf

My Voice Workbook and video in English, French, Chinese and Punjabi (Fraser Health Authority, British Columbia)

United States

American Bar Association Consumer’s Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning (pdf)

Links to State-by State forms (each state is different)