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The Ministry of Health has overall responsibility for ensuring that quality, appropriate, cost effective and timely health services are available for all British Columbians.

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Guide to the Mental Health Act

A plain language guide to provisions of the BC Mental Health Act. It covers topics such as designated facilities, admission, treatment, renewal of involuntary status, leave, rights, transfers, discharge, and ...
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Medical Services Plan (MSP): Requesting a Refund

If you overpaid your Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums the credit balance will be used against future premiums. However, you may request a refund by telephone, email, fax, or mail.
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Financial Abuse: Protecting British Columbia’s Seniors

This brochure helps older adults learn how to prevent financial abuse, recognize financial abuse when it happens, know how to respond and know where they can find assistance.
Also available in: Chinese (traditional), French, Punjabi
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Aboriginal Health Advance Care Planning:  Respecting Aboriginal Ceremonies and Rites

This brochure tells you about advance care planning from the Aboriginal perspective, why it is important, and what to do with it.
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Advance Care Planning in BC

This video provides information about the advance care planning options available to capable adults in British Columbia. Videos with Punjabi and Simplified Chinese subtitles are also available.
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Punjabi
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Introduction to Advance Care Planning

This brochure tells you about advance care planning, how to start making one, and available options.
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Punjabi
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Responding to Elder Abuse: Resources

This brochure helps older adults know how to respond to abuse and know where they can find assistance.
Also available in: Chinese (traditional), French, Punjabi
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HealthLinkBC: FIND Services and Resources Guided Search

The HealthLink BC Directory is a resource available to British Columbians which provides detailed information about how, and where, to find health services in B.C. It contains directory information about health, mental ...
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Self-quarantine on return to B.C.

BC Government directives on how to self quarantine after travelling.
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