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Rights of a person at the end of life – Act Respecting End-Of-Life Care


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The brochure Rights of a person at the end of life is designed to inform the public about the legal rights of a person at the end of life, regardless of their age and medical situation. A person at the end of life has the right, in particular, to be treated with understanding, compassion, courtesy and fairness, respecting their autonomy, their wishes, their needs and their security. The rights of a person at the end of life are set out in the Act Respecting End-of-Life Care.

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This publication is available in French.


Online since: March 1, 2016
Last modification: March 1, 2016

Author: MSSS

Publication no : 15-828-14A

No. ISBN : 978-2-550-74438-2

No. ISBN (PDF) : 978-2-550-74439-9

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This content is available in HTML on the Act Respecting End-of-Life Care This link opens a new window page from the Portail santé mieux-être.

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