At-Home Hospice

At-Home Hospice Ottawa


Person-Centred Decision-Making

Resource for healthcare providers It is important to consider how treatment decisions align with a patient’s wishes, values, and beliefs for their care. In Ontario, Advance Care Planning, Goals of Care, and Treatment Decisions & Informed Consent are situated along a Person-Centred Decision-Making continuum, as pictured in the diagram below. Goals of Care (GOC) Conversations […]

Advance Care Planning

It is important to acknowledge that our health can change without warning. You never know when someone will have to speak for you. In Ontario, there are specific laws about when and who can make health care decisions on your behalf, should you become mentally incapable of doing so. We encourage you to browse the […]

Ten Things to Know About Grief

When you are grieving it helps to know what to expect. Although your grief is unique to your relationship with the person who died, there are some common themes. Our staff, volunteers, and bereaved people identified the ten things discussed here as important in understanding your grief. 1. Global effect of loss The death of […]