Advances in modern medicine allow doctors to prolong the life of a critically ill patient longer – but at what cost to the dignity of the dying person?
The Unitarian Church has always been a leader in addressing important social issues, and Dying With Dignity Canada works to improve the quality of dying and expand end of life choices. Since 1993, The CUC (Candian Unitarian Congress) has been an important supporter of Dying with Dignity Canada.
There is much more to writing an Advance Care Plan than simply filling in a form. The most important part of the planning process is to take time for reflection and discussion to ensure your Plan reflects your values, beliefs and wishes for end of life care.
Most recently on Saturday April 5, 2014 we held our occasional all-day Advanced Care Planning Workshop, where attendees could find out how to ensure that their wishes for medical treatment were followed.