Last Updated: April 22, 2022

Residents of long-term care homes deserve care that reflects their values and wishes. For that to happen, staff need to have essential conversations with residents and their families about their wishes and the kind of care they want.

Advance Care Planning conversations improve communication, avoid misunderstandings, increase resident and family satisfaction, avoid undesired hospital transfers, and improve quality of life.

These resources aim to assist Health Care Providers (HCP) facilitate conversations with families and offer guidance on how to respond to questions regarding palliative care.