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The 2017 Legal Guide to Consent, Capacity & Substitute Decision Making

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Faculty List & Biographies

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Fact Scenario

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Understanding the Statutory Framework: The Law That Guides You and How it Fits Together
Jane E. Meadus,
Staff Lawyer, Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

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Understanding the Substitute Decisions Act – From Property Management to Personal Care
Kaylie Handler,
Goddard Gamage Stephens LLP
Alexander N. Procope, Perez Bryan Procope LLP

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Understanding the Health Care Consent Act: Informed Consent and Advance Care Planning
Judith A. Wahl,
Past Executive Director, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Mark Handelman, BA, LLB, MHSC (Bioethics), Firm Counsel, Whaley Estate Litigation

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Capacity Assessments & Evaluations of Capacity: When and How?
Dr. Carole Cohen, MDCM
Clinical Director, Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Preparing for a Capacity Hearing Before the Consent and Capacity Board
Katharine L. Byrick
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
D’Arcy J. Hiltz, Barrister & Solicitor
Michael D. Newman, Vice-Chair, Senior Lawyer Member, Consent & Capacity Board

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Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee: Their Role and What You Can Expect
Shelley M. Hobbs,
Counsel, Intake and Guardianship Services, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

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Additional Resources

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