Monday, June 25th, 2018 at the Family & Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox & Addington located on 817 Division Street. This evening event is a time for you to hear about possible decisions you could be faced with as your family member ages with a developmental disability. For more information regarding this workshop, please contact Cliff Walsh from the Reena Learning & Development Registrar at cwalsh@reena.org or (905) 889-2690 x 2048.

This video explains the law in Ontario that requires all health care providers to get informed consent or refusal of consent before providing a patient with any treatment or care. Mental capacity is specific for each type of decision and for each new decision. To learn more about advance care planning, consent and capacity, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video explains the role of a substitute decision maker in Ontario. To find more about being an SDM, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video explains who is a substitute decision maker (SDM) in Ontario. To learn more about confirming your SDM, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video starts the conversation about advance care planning (ACP), consent to treatment, and those who are involved in ACP. For more information, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

Ce manuel de planification préalable des soins PDF en anglais est destiné à un usage personnel pour les résidents de l'Ontario. 20 pages. Dernière révision en juin 2018. Des copies imprimées sont disponibles sur commande en contactant Aja Dykes à adykes@hpco.ca.

This english pdf Advance Care Planning workbook is intended for personal use for Ontario residents. 20 pages. Last reviewed June 2018. Print copies are available to order by contacting Aja Dykes at adykes@hpco.ca

On May 25, 2018 Roop Sandhu gave this presentation overviewing the South Frontenac SALT program, it's mission and role in assisting community dwelling seniors to age-in-place. 29 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

Older adults are more severely impacted by drug and alcohol abuse than most people realize. With age, this population may experience changes in their physical and mental well-being, social circles and family dynamics, and may require more assistance in their everyday lives.  Substance use disorders can be treated, and recovery is possible for anyone, no matter their age. Last reviewed May 2018.

Dementia Friendly Communities Ontario is working to to support people living with dementia in our communities.  To learn more visit http://alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Dementia-Friendly-Communities-Ontario.  Help spread the word by sharing the pdf poster.

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