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ABOUT US:

Handicap-Vie-Dignité is an NPO whose mission is to promote the quality of life of people with disabilities and to defend their fundamental rights, in particular their right to dignity and well-being.

HANDICAP-VIE-DIGNITÉ GOALS:

  • HVD must work to improve the quality of life of persons with severe disabilities
  • HVD must ensure that their needs are better understood.
  • HVD must ensure that their rights are respected.

PRESS RELEASE

Letter: independent public commission of inquiry into the impact of covid-19 on people requiring long-term services in accommodation and at home (french version)

February 7, 2022
M. François Legault, M. Christian Dubé, Mme Marguerite Blais,
Nous vous demandons de mettre sur pied une enquête publique indépendante qui ferait la lumière sur ce qui a conduit à l’hécatombe, en 2020, des personnes âgées en perte d’autonomie vivant en CHSLD ainsi que sur les causes des décès possiblement évitables...
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Letter: Imperative of an independent public inquiry (french version)

17 mai 2022
Linda Gyulai, Montreal Gazette,
Il est reconnu que le succès de toute intervention clinique repose d’abord sur une communication saine et efficace entre les intervenants et les différentes clientèles qu’ils accompagnent. Il semble que, pendant la pandémie, le manque de communication a, non seulement, amplifié l’isolement, mais a donné lieu à des conséquences désastreuses...
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Letter: Imperative of an independent public inquiry; Minimum clinical ratio for each CHSLD resident (french version)

17 mai 2022
Mme Lacoursière,
Des questions qui appellent des réponses afin de développer un système de prestation de services de longue durée de qualité...
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EVENTS

  • Saturday, June 11 2022 - from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Seniors with SWAG: Style.Wisdom.Attitude.Grace

    A one day in-person celebration to motivate, educate and celebrate seniors.

    Seniors With SWAG event

    LOCATION: Dawson College, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West

    TICKETS: $30.00

    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Contact: Gemma Raeburn-Baynes
    Phone: (514)620-6612
    Email: playmasmontreal@gmail.com
    Website: playmasmontreal.com


    For more information:
  • Wednesday, June 15 2022 - from 10:30 am to noon

    AGEISM workshop

    Join us for this interactive, virtual workshop where you'll learn to recognize and avoid this not so discreet form of discrimination.

    TO REGISTER:

    Contact: Vanessa Asselin
    Email: vasselin@townshippers.org

RESOURCES TO CONSULT

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.

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.

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.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Self-care Guide

SELF-CARE GUIDE

Government of Quebec

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MEDICATION OVERLOAD

MEDICATION OVERLOAD

Canadian Deprescribing Network

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TIPS AND ADVICE FOR SENIORS

TIPS AND ADVICE FOR SENIORS

Government of Quebec

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FRAUDS & SCAMS

FRAUDS & SCAMS

Cummings center

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Your financial contribution will help us pursue our mission. In so doing, you will contribute to the wellness mouvement, quality of life and respect of their right to dignity of the most vulnerable members of our community.

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RECOMMENDATIONS

To improve the quality of services for vulnerable seniors and other persons with significant and persistant disabilities (French version).
Presented to the Minister, April 5, 2019

OUR PARTNERS

Conseil de la protection des malades
 Alzheimer Society Montreal
Regroupement des aidants et aidantes de Montr?al
L?Antr?Aidant
Mouvement PHAS
RECAA
L'Association pour la défense des personnes et de leurs biens sous curatelle publique
Réseau d'Action pour les Aidants de Jeanne Mance (RAAJ)
Seniors Action Quebec
Partenaire internationnaux

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

1173 Saint-Marc Street
Montreal, Quebec   H3H 2E4

PHONE NUMBER

438-979-7901