Health Care Decision-Making: Legal Rights of People Living with Dementia

People living with dementia often find that their decision-making rights are not respected. Some people assume that if you have dementia you cannot understand information or make choices. This page you will find a set of resources on the decision-making rights of people living with dementia.

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Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)
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reports & documents
dementia, mental capacity, health care consent, access to justice, public legal education, law reform