ACE                 Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

ARCH               ARCH Disability Law Centre

CAO                 Capacity Assessment Office

CCAC               Community Care Access Centre

CCB                 Consent and Capacity Board

COP                 Court of Protection of England and Wales

CPP                  Canada Pension Plan

CRPD               Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

DDO                 Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP

HCCA               Health Care Consent Act, 1996

HQO                Health Quality Ontario

HRTO               Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

LAO                 Legal Aid Ontario

LCO                  Law Commission of Ontario

LHSIA               Local Health System Integration Act, 2006

LHIN                Local Health Integration Network

LRC                  Law Reform Commission

LTCHA             Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

MAG                Ministry of the Attorney General

MCA                Mental Capacity Act, 2005, England and Wales

MHA                Mental Health Act

MLP                 Medico-Legal Partnership

MOHLTC          Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

NICE                National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

OAS                 Old Age Security

ODSP               Ontario Disability Support Program

OHRC              Ontario Human Rights Commission

PBLO                Pro Bono Law Ontario

PGT                 Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

PHIPA              Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

POA                 Power of attorney

POAPC             Power of attorney for personal care

RDSP                Registered Disability Savings Plan

RHPA               Regulated Health Professions Act     

SDA                 Substitute Decisions Act, 1992

SDM                Substitute decision-maker

SPGO               Statewide Public Guardianship Office

VCAT               Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

VLRC                Victorian Law Reform Commission



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