April 6, 2020

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

Overview 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 exclusion happens within health care institutions and also in the larger community. On this page you will find a set Read more…

November 19, 2019

Media Release – BCLI & CCEL Begin Health Care Consent and Capacity Assessment Tribunals Project

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

Overview The Health Care Consent and Capacity Assessment Tribunals Project followed upon a finding and recommendation in a recent Canadian Centre for Elder Law report, Conversations About Care: The Law and Practice of Health Care Consent for People Living with Dementia in British Columbia(2019). That report identified a need for Read more…

October 21, 2019

BC Law Institute and Canadian Centre for Elder Law Launch Survey on Law Reform Needs for BC

October 7, 2019

BC Law Institute Announces Changes on the Board of Directors