A Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada

This Guide contains an overview of elder abuse and neglect law in Canada (latest revised version published in July 2011). This tool has been designed to apply to abuse and neglect occurring anywhere in Canada. Each province and territory has a unique set of laws that apply to elder abuse.

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Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)
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elder abuse, seniors, elder abuse and neglect, mental capacity, healthcare