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Implementation of Canada’s new assisted dying law in Alberta
October 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CALL Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners
Health and Wellness Programs
Tues Oct 25’16 1-3 pm
Rosedale community Centre
901-11 Ave NW
Free for members, $5 charge at door for non members. Guests welcome, no registration required
Topic: Implementation of Canada’s new assisted dying law in Alberta
(the new AHS department the MAID care team)
Presenter: Dr James Silvius BS (Oxon) MD. FRCP Medical Director, Seniors Health, Community Seniors, Addiction and Mental Health. Team Lead for MAID Care Team ((Medical Assistance in Dying Care Coordination Service for AHS)
Over the past 18 months medical assistance in dying has become legalized in Canada.
In June 2016 Alberta Health Services created a new department referred to as the MAID Care Team. Come and Learn more about how this department will offer services to patients who might wish to explore medical assistance in dying (MAID). Information about this new service is also available on the Alberta Health Services Website www.ahs.ca/MAID