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General Membership Meeting - Understanding the Laws related to decision making

Community Living Welland Pelham - General Membership Meeting

An evening with Brendon D. Pooran

Understanding the Laws related to decision making

Date – Monday, March 30, 2015
535 Sutherland Ave. Welland , ON
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Brendon D. Pooran is the founding lawyer at Pooran Law Professional Corporation. He is involved in all areas of the firm’s practice and regularly provides advice to individuals, families, organizations and government in the areas of: wills & estates planning; disability law; and corporate law for not-for-profit and charitable organizations. In addition to being a lawyer, Brendon teaches Critical Disability Law at York University, is the Past-President of Community Living York South and is a founding director of PLAN Toronto. He is also a lawyer member on the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board.  

“Understanding the laws related to decision making in Ontario can be overwhelming for most people. This session will highlight the provisions of the Health Care Consent Act, the Substitute Decisions Act and the Mental Health Act as they relate to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, as well as the implications on service providers. In particular, the session will focus on explaining the limits of the current legislation relating to matters affecting people’s property and personal care. In addition, ideas and options for law reform, especially with respect to supported decision making options, will be raised and discussed.

Brendon D. Pooran is the founding lawyer at Pooran Law Professional Corporation. He is involved in all areas of the firm’s practice and regularly provides advice to individuals, families, organizations and government in the areas of: wills & estates planning; disability law; and corporate law for not-for-profit and charitable organizations. In addition to being a lawyer, Brendon teaches Critical Disability Law at York University, is the Past-President of Community Living York South and is a founding director of PLAN Toronto. He is also a lawyer member on the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board.



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