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RESOURCES TO CONSULT

CAPSULES OF THE 2018 HVD CONFERENCE

You can finally watch the replay of the live webcast of the HVD Conference 2018 "Together... promoting quality of life for residents", a training conference on how to exercise and ensure the respect for the rights of residents living in public long term care settings (CHSLD).

YOUR RIGHTS IN A CHSLD

You will find 2 online modules target relatives and friends of an elderly person living in a CHSLD or long-term care residence. The content includes relevant information about User Rights in the Québec health system.

VIDEO ADVOCACY - THE ART OF SPEAKING OUT (1998)

This document exposes the problem of abuse and neglect and introduces the notion of "advocacy" as a possible solution for anyone interested in fighting against injustice, who believes that every human being has the right to be treated with respect and dignity whatever their limitations.

LONG TERM CARE: HOW CAN WE PREPARE?

This lecture will advise caregivers, family members and future residents about what long term care options are available in Montreal/Quebec and how to go about choosing the best option for yourself and/or your loved ones.

SUSAN MACAULAY'S BLOG

Visit Susan Macaulay's blog for practical advice for caregivers

USER RIGHTS GUIDE
French version

This guide explains the twelve user rights recognized by the Quebec law on health services and social services. We hope that this tool will be useful to you to support you in the exercise of your rights and the rights of those who are dear to you.

WEBSITE - VOS DROITS EN SANTÉ
French version

The purpose of the "Vos droits en santé" website is primarily educational. It aims to provide users of the health system, their families and the general population with quality legal information on the rights and responsibilities of users, as well as the means to implement these rights.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
- HVD CONFERENCE -

June 15, 2021
THE IMPACT ON LONG-TERM CARE IN QUEBEC DURING THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC.
Experiences of residents and caregivers in long term car hospitals (CHSLDs) Advocacy actions taken by HVD

INTERACTIVE BLOG WITH DANIEL PILOTE
French version

Consult the interactive capsules produced by Daniel Pilote. This Zoom videoconference discussion platform on the issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis is updated regularly.

UNDERSTAND ELDER ABUSE

Most elder abuse is hidden. We must be aware that elder abuse exists and is a problem. We must recognize and act on abuse or suspicion of abuse.

DOCUMENTARIES AND VIDEO ARCHIVES

Watch the documentaries on the social debates in which HVD has participated as well as the interviews given in the media.
The Canadian Deprescribing Network

The Canadian Deprescribing Network is a group of health care leaders, clinicians, decision-makers, academic researchers and patient advocates working together to mobilize knowledge and promote the deprescribing of medication that may no longer be of benefit or that may be causing harm.