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 Health Link BC resources¬† –¬†includes links to videos and workbooks in English, Chinese and Punjabi

United States

American Bar Association Consumer’s Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning (pdf) Links to State-by State forms (each state is different)