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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

COVID-19 pandemic - Caution and additional measures in private seniors' residences in Quebec (French Version)

Québec, le 1 avril 2021
À la suite de l’annonce du passage en zone rouge pour plusieurs régions du Québec et de la mise en place de mesures spéciales d’urgence dans certains secteurs, la ministre responsable des Aînés et des Proches aidants, Marguerite Blais, précise quelles mesures seront renforcées dans les résidences privées pour aînés (RPA)...
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Wednesday March 16 2022 10:00 AM-noon

Online Webinar: Identifying Elder Abuse? What Are Your Rights If You Suspect You Are a Victim of Elder Abuse? Is Mediation An Option?

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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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COVID-19 VACCINATION

COVID-19 VACCINATION

Government of Quebec

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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

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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