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Powers of Attorney, Protection Mandates and Advance Medical Directives: Know Your Rights & Protect Yourself

You’re invited to a Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Videoconference

Subject:  Powers of Attorney, Protection Mandates and Advance Medical Directives:

Know Your Rights & Protect Yourself                                                                                  Power of attorney

Speaker: Sarah Dougherty, Lawyer with  Éducaloi 

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 10 am to noon

Where: Foundation Room in the basement of   St. Brigid’s Home (1645 ch. St-Louis in Sillery, Qc G1S 4M3) Free parking is available for this activity.

About this Session:

This health education session will explain three key legal documents you can use to protect yourself. It will sort out some common myths and give you tools to create documents tailored to your situation. This session is for seniors, family members, caregivers and professionals.

This interactive session will explore:

  • Differences between powers of attorney, protection mandates and advance medical directives
  • How to make these documents and what to put in them
  • Local resources and model documents
  • Next steps: how to take action

Resources :

 Model power of attorney and booklet: Autorité des marchés financiers: 1-877-525-0337 or the website: lautorite.qc.ca. For the model and booklet, look under “Publications” and then “Entrusting your affairs to someone.”

Model mandate: Public curator of Quebec: 514-873-4074 or 1-800-363-9020 or the website: curateur.gouv.qc.ca. For the model, look under “Our publications and forms.”

Advance medical directives form: contact the Quebec health insurance board: 1-800-561-9749

General legal information: Éducaloi website at educaloi.qc.ca. For print guides, contact Sarah: sarah@educaloi.qc.ca or 514-954-3036.

Free notary information line: 1-800-668-2473

A CHSSN initiative funded by Health Canada through the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018: Education, Immigration, Communities.

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