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.