August 28, 2020

Changes to BC’s COVID-19 Long-Term Care Visitor Policy

Introduction On June 30, 2020 the BC government announced that the visitor policy for long-term care and assisted living would be changing. In the new policy residents can have one designated visitor for social visits. Prior to this policy change, only essential visitors were allowed in long-term care and assisted Read more…

February 14, 2017

Informed health care consent, aging and dementia: making it happen

January was Alzheimer Awareness Month, making it a great time for the Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) to launch a new project that seeks to help people living with dementia better understand their right to consent to health care treatment and medication. In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Read more…