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iCAN-ACP infographic about improving acp for frail elderly canadians

Research has shown most frail elderly patients want to maintain quality of life rather than prolong it, however the use of invasive life-sustaining technologies in this population has been increasing. iCAN-ACP is a new $2.7 million national study that aims to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by testing ways to improve advance care planning conversations between patients, families and health professionals. 

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iCAN ACP
$2.7 million national study

iCAN-ACP is a new $2.7 million national study that aims to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by testing ways to improve advance care planning conversations between patients, families and health professionals. Project team members will engage elderly Canadians and their family members along with clinicians, and health care organizations to implement and evaluate a suite of tools to support advance care planning, a process for reflecting on and communicating wishes for future health care.