Making hospital health care more accessible for persons with disabilities

  • June 4, 2021
  • BakerLaw
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The Provincial Health Care Standards Development Committee is seeking public feedback to on its recommendations to update standards in hospitals. The initial recommendations seek to increase accessibility of health care services delivered in hospitals to persons with disabilities.

The Committee’s initial report containing 22 recommendations can be accessed here (link).

The proposed standards address solution to identify, remove, and prevent accessibility gaps and barriers faced by persons with disabilities while in hospitals. Feedback from the public on these proposed standards will be accepted until August 11, 2021. If this sounds like something you or individuals in your community would be interested in, you can find information on how to submit your feedback here (link).

– This post is current as of the time of writing. Readers should not rely on this post as legal advice. –

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