Consent to Care Facility Admission in British Columbia: A Course for Managers and Assessors
This training course is designed for health care providers involved in seeking and obtaining consent to facility admission, and for managers of care facilities.
Upon completing this course, learners will be able to:
Understand the rationale for the laws governing consent to care facility admission
Know how to seek consent to facility admission from adults or their substitutes
Understand who can assess the adult for incapability to give or refuse consent to care facility admission
Understand the principles of decisional capability and know who is able to assess for incapability to consent or refuse consent to facility admission
Know how to comply with British Columbia’s legal framework for seeking consent to facility admission
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Health care providers who participate in the admission process for adults entering a care facility, including prescribed health care providers authorized to assess adults for incapability to give or refuse consent to care facility admission.
Care facility administrators and managers overseeing the process of seeking and obtaining consent to care facility admission.
Health authority care managers overseeing adults receiving home and community care services.