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With the introduction of Bill C‐14 on June 17, 2016, medical assistance in dying (MAID) became legal in Canada. This followed over a year of debate about this ethically contentious issue after the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Carter v. Canada (February 2015),...Read More
On-going quality improvement work at William Osler Health System has been done to addresses a specific quality of care problem: the fact that some long term care (LTC) residents are transferred to hospital, sometimes at end of life, because of consent related errors...Read More
In the current culture of patient safety and best practice, medication or surgical errors are immediately addressed, remedied and reported. However, when it comes to ethical errors, many treating physicians do not recognize these errors when meeting basic...Read More
The development of the Hillsdale Ethics Advisory Resource Team (HEART) and the Hillsdale Estates ethics program has combined the commitment and dedication of many individuals involved in long term care homes who share a passion and vision for ethical care for...Read More
The Integrated Ethics Service Model adopted by Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) supports the development of a culture and environment that encourages ethical reflection and decision-making at every level of the organization. Specifically, the Integrated Ethics Council,...Read More
The Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre’s Patient and Family Ethics Tool was designed to meet the needs of patients and families in identifying, addressing, and discussing ethical issues related to care. It was developed by the IWK Ethics Committee using a...Read More
Residents’ rights week pursues the following objectives: promote recognition of residents’ rights as well as arrangements to allow residents to exercise their rights; recall commitments linked to the code of ethics; reaffirm the status of full-fledged...Read More
In keeping with its mission, vision, core values, and code of business conduct, the Toronto Central CCAC is committed to respecting all clients’ rights to self-determination. By creating a policy outlining clients’ rights to make choices regarding how and...Read More
The Capital Health Ethics Support (CHES) Model is a nationally recognized, innovative and effective framework for providing comprehensive ethics support to a large, tertiary care health organization. CHES’ primary goal is to build the ethics capacity of the...Read More
The Horizon Health Network Research Ethics Board (Horizon REB) is one of the most efficient, requiring on average only 40 days for a full board review, and 10 days for expedited reviews from submission to decision. Horizon Health Network is the only institution in...Read More
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