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The Chair will participate in the conference day organised by the organisation Handicap Vie Dignité, registration is under way. (August 2018)

Themes: Conference

Next October 24 the conference day “Ensemble… vers la bientraitance” (Together towards wellness care) organised by the organisation Handicap Vie Dignité (Handicap Life Dignity) (HVD) will take place. Sponsored by the Funds Hélène Rumak, this day will be about the respect and exercise of public CHSLD residents’ rights.

As well as being involved with organisation committee for the event, the Chair will participate to the different activities of the day. Indeed, Marie Beaulieu, Chairholder will take part in the opening conference hosted by Johanne Ravenda, president and cofounder of Handicap Vie Dignité (Handicap Life Dignity) with the late Hélène Rumak. Marie-Ève Bédard, who wrote her doctoral thesis within the Chair, will co-host a workshop about La portée et les limites des actions des comités des usagers dans le traitement des situations de maltraitance envers les personnes aînées ou vulnérables (The range and limits of users committees’ actions in treating mistreatment of older or vulnerable adults situations).

Registration is under way. Please take note that a live transmission is planned for those who will not be there and that video sequences will be available at a later date. Furthermore, the conferences and workshops will be offered in French and English. For more information consult the HVD’s website.


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