Archive for the ‘Elder Law’ Category

Consent for Treatment and Conflicts between Substitute Decision Makers: Options for Resolution

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

As per the Health Care Consent Act (HCCA), and equally applicable to the Mental Health Act (MHA), capacity to consent to treatment is defined as: A person is capable with respect to a treatment if the person is able to understand the information that is relevant to making a decision about the ...

The Hidden Patient

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Did you get to watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin on December 4, 2015?  The program was called 'The Hidden Patient TVO': When the Caregiver Needs Care. Last week’s show highlighted a number of key issues that continue to stress the need for health care navigation and access to resources. A ...