Near North Palliative Care Network

A Special Thanks to:

Assante

Caisse Populaire North Bay limitée

North Bay & Area Community Foundation

IBM Canada Ltd

North Bay Cruisers

Dr. Ken Runciman

United Way Toronto

Knights of Columbus 1007

Rebuilt Resources Skills Development Inc.

Northern Business Solutions

Mac's Office Supplies

Moose FM North Bay 106.5

Ohana Wellness Centre

Aha Communications

Boyd Print and Design

Chevaliers De Colomb #12101

Chevaliers De Colomb #8163

Hillside Funeral Homes

KFM North Bay

IODE Dr. Herbert A. Bruce Chapter

Widdifield Lions Club

Bonfield and District Lions Club

Northern Business Solutions

Widdifield Lions Club

Northern Business Solutions

A&A Entertainment

Aggies Flowers

Bell Canada Employee Giving Program

BEAM Blue Sky Net

Sofa Communications

Saint Peter's Church

Chip Kean and 22 Wing Band

The McCubbin family

Richard Smith, NBRHC Pastoral Care Team, and Palliative Care Committee

Miranda Weingartner

Gen McRae

Cheryl Gates, Respiratory Technician

Darren Renaud

Carol Owens

Marilyn Weingartner

Heather McGuinty, Case Coordinator for the CCAC

Bev Charron

Oriana Webster, NBRHC Volunteer Coordinator

Steve Lamb, Aids Committee

The Rheaume Rochefort Family

Jeff Johnson at Cambrian Technical Services

What Is Advanced Care Planning?

Speak Up

It’s about conversations. It’s about wishes.

It’s how we care for each other.

Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication. It is a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let people know what kind of health and personal care you would want in the future if you were unable to speak for yourself.

It means having discussions with family and friends, especially your Substitute Decision Maker – the person who will speak for you if you cannot speak for yourself. It may also include writing down your wishes, and talking with healthcare providers and financial or legal professionals (All credits to the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association – Speaking Up! Campaign).

Watch the 5 Steps Video

Click on the following link (Ontario Version):  Advance Care Planning Quick Guide and Workbook

Speak Up! Start the conversation with your partner/spouse/parent or adult children about end-of-life care and Substitute Decision Making. Once the conversation happens, start on the workbook and make sure you put it in a safe place and your Substitute Decision Maker knows where to locate it. Know that there is a lot of additional information to assist you along the way.

Take a look at the following links to get you started:

What is Advance Care Planning?

Speaking Up! Resource Library

FOOD FOR THOUGHT:

There are only four kinds of people in this world: those who have been caregivers;those who currently are caregivers; those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers” (Rosalynn Carter, former U.S.A. First Lady)

LOOKING AHEAD: WE HELP YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR FUTURE


All credits go to TED – Ideas Worth Spreading

Being prepared for the future, when it matters the most.

It gives you peace; it gives you quality time.

When you plan ahead, you are ready when it comes. It is a gift to yourself and to your loved ones: time to focus on what matters to you, when time has a limit.


All credits go to the Canadian Virtual Hospice

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU PLAN FOR THE FUTURE, SO THAT YOU CAN LIVE YOUR PRESENT TO THE FULLEST.

For more information about Advanced Care Planning, call us: (705) 497-9239 – 1-800-287-9441
You can also fill our online Client Application Form.


All credits go to Cancer View Canada

Connect with us

Main Office:
St. Joseph Motherhouse
2025 Main Street West
North Bay, ON  P1B 2X6
Phone: (705) 497-9239
1-800-287-9441
Fax: (705) 497-1039
Hours:
08:30-16:30 Monday-Friday
(closed for lunch between 12:00-13:00)

Mattawa Office:
(705) 744-3771 Fax: (705) 744-2787
West Nipissing Office:
(705) 753-5771  |  Fax: (705) 753-6130