Community-led Advance Care Planning Programs

My Wishes, My Care

Community-led Advance Care Planning sessions for the public

The BC Centre for Palliative Care is excited to be partnering with your organization to promote Advance Care Planning conversations in your community.  Together we can help British Columbians get the care that is right for them, and consistent with their values, beliefs and wishes.

Here everything you will need to host and facilitate public sessions. 

If you have any difficulty accessing these resources, please contact us at

Get started: 

•  Program Overview  
•  Community Partner Guide
•  Email templates (extracted – Word document)
•  Marketing posters

Facilitator Resources: 

•  Program Overview
•  Facilitator Guide
•  PowerPoint slides (see Notes for slide 1 about dividing the session into two parts)
•  Examples of advance care planning stories:

      1. Russ and Karen Cook Story
      2. Letter from Mom
      3. CL’s Advance Care Plan
      4. JK’s Advance Care Plan
      5. Mr. Zhang’s Advance Care Plan (English & Traditional Chinese)

Participant Resources:

Advance Care Planning information for the public
Talking about your illness with loved ones and caregiver
Talking about your illness with your health-care provider
My Temporary Substitute Decision Maker (TSDM) List*
Emergency contact/ACP wallet card**
My Wishes, My Care: Thinking it Through (A workbook to explore and share your wishes for health and personal care)

A complete list of all advance care planning resources, including Hindi, Punjabi, Simplified and Traditional Chinese versions, can be found here.

** These materials were extracted from the “My Voice – Expressing My Wishes for Future Health Care Treatment Advance Care Planning Guide” produced by the British Columbia Ministry of Health.

Participant Evaluation: 

Participant Post-Session Evaluation Survey

Click here to go to the ACP Hub.

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