In this webinar, Dr. Dirk Coetsee, a MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) provider in B.C., will share his experiences and information about the current law and practices for MAiD in B.C. as it relates to dementia.
For caregivers and people living with dementia.

Guest speaker: Dr. Dirk Coetsee, a Medical Assistance in Dying provider in B.C.

Helpful links and resources:
*Helpful Resources https://alzheimer.ca/bc/sites/bc/files/documents/Links-resources-MAiD-in-dementia-Oct-2022.pdf
*Slide handout https://alzheimer.ca/bc/sites/bc/files/documents/Slides-MAiD-and-dementia-Oct-2022.pdf

To participate live in our webinars, visit our website at: alzbc.org/webinars.

Call us at 1-800-936-6033, English services available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Cultural- and language-specific support is available in Cantonese, Mandarin and Punjabi. Visit alzbc.org/fldhl to learn more.

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Contents of the Video:
00:00 – Introduction
02:33 – History of MAiD legislation in Canada
06:49 – Eligibility criteria, assessing eligibility and nuances of MAiD in dementia
24:23 – Two case presentations

#dementia #alzheimer #MAiD

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