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HVD 2018 CONFERENCE BY SECTION

WELCOME SPEECH: "TOGETHER... PROMOTING QUALITY OF LIFE FOR RESIDENTS"

Handicap-Vie-Dignité’s Conference on the rights of residents and how to advocate for them in public long-term care settings (2018)

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE WEBCAST

PRESENTERS 
Johanne Ravenda, advocate, former patient attendant and caregiver
President and Cofounder with the late Hélène Rumak
Handicap-Vie-Dignité
Graduate of McGill University with a Masters in Social Work
Member of the Expert Advisory Committee, HVD
Marie Beaulieu, Ph. D., MSRC /FRSC
Codirector, World Health Organization (WHO)
Collaborating Centre, Elder Abuse
Chairholder, Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging - CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
Member of the Expert Advisory Committee, HVD
CONTENT

Johanne Ravenda welcomes participants. She introduces Marie Beaulieu as a pioneer and worldwide field expert researcher in the field of elder abuse and mistreatment.

Marie Beaulieu welcomes participants. She underlines the importance of this conference from a philosophical and sociological perspective within the context of a worldwide community advocating for the respect of the human rights of our aging population and people in situations of vulnerability.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

If you have any questions regarding a situation of elder mistreatment, you can contact the Elder Mistreatment Helpline (La ligne aide abus aînés) so that a staff member can fully assess your situation and needs, and provide the most appropriate assistance (bilingual service for Quebec residents only):

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