Being Safer: A Guide for Women with Intellectual Challenges

There are laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. The Canadian Charter ofRights and Freedoms says everyone in Canada has the right to live, be free and be safe.Canada signed an agreement with other countries called the UN Convention on the Rightsof Persons with Disabilities. This agreement says every woman with a disability…

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Planning Ahead and Staying Safe: A Guide for Indigenous Seniors

Many Island families experience abuse or violence at home. Anyone can be a victim of abuse, but seniors, and Indigenous seniors especially, can be the most vulnerable. Often, a person is abused by someone they know well, like a family member, friend, or caregiver. Planning ahead means planning for a time when you may be…

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Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

This publication is for anyone who wants to be informed about preventing abuse and neglect of older adults on PEI, Canada. You can download the publication below. This publication gives: Information about abuse and neglect. Tips for preventing abuse and neglect. Information about support services and resources. Prevention Tips for You Plan for your future…

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Medical Assistance in Dying in PEI

In Canada, only physicians and nurse practitioners are permitted to provide a patient with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). The Criminal Code of Canada was amended in 2016 to allow these professionals to provide a MAID service without being criminally charged as long as they follow all applicable rules outlined in the Criminal Code and…

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Health Care Decisions

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