Understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning

May 31, 2021 | Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management


Are you making health care decisions for aging parents, an ill spouse or family member? If you were in the hospital, too ill or hurt to speak for yourself, do you know who would make your health care decisions for you?

Elinesky Schuett Speaker Series

Understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., 
Online, via WebEx


Please join us for an informative session to find out what Advance Care Planning is and why it should matter to you! During this 45 minute presentation, Dale Gellatly, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator with Hospice Wellington, will focus on the following:

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Substitute Decision Making
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Consent

After the presentation, Dale will be answering the questions that were submitted by you. Please include your questions for Dale with your RSVP!

Kindly RSVP by Monday, June 14, 2021

I will attend!

Guest speaker: Dale Gellatly

Woman with light hair wearing glasses.




Dale is the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at Hospice Wellington. In addition to managing a team of 180 Hospice Wellington volunteers, Dale coordinates the End-of-Life Volunteer Vigil Program for long-term care homes in Guelph Wellington. Previously, she was the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Waterloo Wellington Advance Care Planning Project, which was a three-year joint project between Hospice Wellington and Hospice of Waterloo Region.

Did you know… Advance Care Planning in Ontario is different from other provinces and involves:

  • Identifying your future Substitute Decision Maker(s) or SDM(s), and
  • Having conversations about what is important you.

Please contact our office at 519-822-2024 or elineskyschuett@rbc.com if you have any questions.