Health Care Consent, Aging and Dementia: Mapping Law and Practice in British Columbia

Reports,consultation,legal research findings,34 recommendations addressing law reform,access to justice,education of health professionals & the public, systemic barriers to informed consent.Summarizes all aspects of the law related to health care decision-making for people living with Dementia in BC

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Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) and Alzheimer Society of BC
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February 2019 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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dementia, informed consent, substitute decision making, mental capacity, health care consent, access to justice, public legal education, law reform, long-term care, supported decision-making, Health Care Consent and Care Facility Admission Act, Residential Care Regulation