Rasouli Decision in Canada: What does it mean for Health Care Professionals?
As gracefully and forcefully explained and commented on by one of Canada's foremost ethicists, Arthur Schafer, the potential implications for the future of health care are profound. To quote, "The Supreme Court of Canada's 5-2 decision in Rasouli is a clear victory for the family. Sadly, it is a loss for ...
In North America, although Canada and the United States are separate countries, and each State and Province have their own areas of jurisdictional responsibility, both countries share the legal formulation that Supreme Court rulings set precedential interpretations of the law.
It is clear to anyone who has cared for someone experiencing dementia that the issues of memory and recall are not the ones that play havoc with the individual and their caregivers, but the behavioural challenges.
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