Health Care Providers

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Consent and Capacity

Healthcare providers are often challenged with assessing consent and capacity. The resources presented below are intended to help guide you through this process.


Here is an Ontario Based Guide to Capacity and Consent

Ontario Specific Links re: Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning
Health Care Consent Act


Links to Ontario Healthcare Professional practice resources:

For Nurses: CNO Practice Guideline on Consent

For Physicians: CPSO: Consent to Medical Treatment policy #4-05