Statistics compiled from the Rapports au directeur général au Conseil d'administration de l'établissement et à la Commission sur les soins de fin de vie (10 December, 2015 to 10 December, 2016). Read more >>
A major study conducted in Canada found that nearly 700,000 elderly Canadians had been subject to some form of abuse. Direct link to PDF >>
From December 10, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Direct PDF link >>
Mental illness indirectly affects all Canadians at some time through a family member, friend or colleague. Take some time to learn the facts concerning mental illness.
A study on physician assisted suicide in Oregon has found that the most common reasons for requesting physician assisted suicide included concerns over future loss of dignity, independence, quality of life, and self-care ability. Concern for future physical symptoms and experiences (e.g. pain) scored higher than concern over physical symptoms and experience at the time of the request. According to family members, the least important reasons for requests of physician assisted suicide were depression, financial concerns, and poor social support. ...