KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

YOU HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO BE TREATED AS A CAPABLE PERSON

This doesn't change just because you get a diagnosis of dementia. CLICK on the button to access the Alzheimer Society Charter of Rights for people with dementia. 

Sometimes people with dementia need help with decision-making and this happens informally. However, it is helpful to know that Canadian law presumes mental capacity and that the only way your rights can be legally removed is through a legal process.  For more information about your legal rights CLICK on the button.

 

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