Health Care Consent and Capacity Assessment Tribunals Project – Seeking a Model For British Columbia

Research project on tribunals that review assessments of mental incapability to give or refuse consent to health care or admission to a hospital or other care facility, and that resolve disputes related to substitute decision making for persons who are assessed as mentally incapable of consenting.

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Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) and British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)
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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