Guiding Principle

Support Persons and Services

We believe:

Support persons can play different and important roles

  • Communication Assistant
  • Proxy Communicator or Advocate
  • Decision Supporter
  • Substitute Decision Maker

Professional communication services may be required in critical situations

  • Complex communication needs
  • Medical Assistance in Dying
  • Justice setting
  • Evidence of undue persuasion, coercion or abuse of power