Appendix D: List of Acronyms2017-03-03T18:30:47+00:00

ACE – Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
ALC – Alternate Levels of Care
AODA – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005
CASU – Hamilton’s Crimes Against Seniors Unit
CCB – Consent and Capacity Board
CCEL – Canadian Centre for Elder Law
CHIP – Care Home Information Package
CPP – Canada Pension Plan
EART – Waterloo’s Elder Abuse Response Team
EPA – Enduring Power of Attorney
GAINS – Guaranteed Annual Income Supplement
HCCA – Health Care Consent Act, 1996
HCCSA – Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994
HEIA – Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool
HRTO – Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
HSARB – Health Services Appeal and Review Board
IPOP – International Principles for Older Persons
ITA – Income Tax Act
LCO – Law Commission of Ontario
 LGBTQ – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer
LHIN – Local Health Integration Network
LTB – Landlord Tenant Board
LTC – Long-Term Care
LTCAL – Long-Term Care Action Line
LTCHA – Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007
MIPAA – Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing
MOHLTC – Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
NFA – National Framework on Aging
OACCAC – Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres
OAS – Old Age Security
OBA – Ontario Bard Association
OHRC – Ontario Human Rights Commission
OPGT – Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
OPS – Ontario Public Service
QPP – Quebec Pension Plan
RTA – Residential Tenancies Act
SDA – Substitute Decisions Act
SDM – Substitute Decision Maker
SLRA – Succession Law Reform Act
TTY – Text Telephone
WHO – World Health Organization
WISA – Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

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