Many resources are available to help you plan for your future health care.
Start with the provincial 'My Voice' Advance Care Planning Guide
My Voice - Expressing My Wishes for Future Health Care Treatment.
We encourage you to download a copy here, as limited printed copies are available. On Vancouver Island, single copies are available at:
Due to unexpected high demand, the Ministry of Health and Health Authorities regret that they cannot fulfill all requests for hard copies of the new My Voice: Expressing My Wishes for Future Health Care Treatment advance care planning guide at this time. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and are looking into options to make more copies available. Please watch the Seniors BC "Making Future Health Care Decisions' web page for more information.
The following four pamphlets contain useful information about Advance Care Planning, including Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), how much health care you may want, and methods of feeding.
Introduction to Advance Care Planning (PDF)
ACP Pamphlet on CPR (PDF)
ACP Pamphlet on how much care I may want (PDF)
ACP Pamphlet on feeding (PDF)
Advance Care Planning Health Tools can be found on HealthLink BC:
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. At Health link BC you will find interactive health tools on the following topics:
Should I have artificial hydration and nutrition?
Should I receive CPR and life support?
Should I stop kidney dialysis?
Should I stop treatment that prolongs my life?
Seniors BC - "Making Future Health Care Decisions"
Advance Care Planning - Health Link BC
Nidus Personal Planning Resources
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee of BC