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The Chair will be represented at the Conseil pour la protection des malades (Council for the Protection of the Sick)

For the twelfth consecutive year, le Conseil pour la protection des malades(Council for the Protection of the Sick) will hold its annual symposium, on June 2 and 3, in the city of Québec, at the Hilton hotel. This year, the event will have the theme of “l’exploitation financière des personnes vulnérables” (Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable People).

A doctoral student, Marie-Ève Bédard, will host a conference diner explaining the importance of the contribution and the role of users committees and the residents committees in countering mistreatment towards older adults.

Reference:

Bédard, M.-È. et Beaulieu, M. (June 3, 2013). Rendre plus explicites les liens entre l’action de défense des droits des aînés, les comités des usagers et de résidents et la lutte à la maltraitance. Conférence annuelle du regroupement des comités des malades. Québec.

For more information on this symposium, visit (French only):

http://cpm.qc.ca/