Study Paper (2021): Update on the 2009 Provincial Strategy Document of Vulnerable Adults and Capability in British Columbia: A Discussion Paper and Reference Guide
Canadian Centre for Elder Law, BC Council to Reduce Elder Abuse, BC Adult Abuse and Neglect Prevention Collaborative
April 30, 2021
Description / Summary
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law, the BC Council to Reduce Elder Abuse and the BC Adult Abuse and Neglect Prevention Collaborative are pleased to announce the release of a new study paper: an Update on the 2009 Provincial Strategy Document of Vulnerable Adults and Capability in British Columbia: A Discussion Paper and Reference Guide.
The study paper identifies developments related to each of the recommendations contained in the 2009 report, summarizes recent court decisions, clarifies the status of key legislation, and reviews trends in academic research, media, government, and non-profit sector work. The paper includes a summary chart with updates on each of the recommendations, and tables outlining key practice tools and resources related to adult abuse, neglect, and incapability in BC. The paper concludes with a list of potential priorities for future work of the Collaborative, CREA and other agencies that are concerned about vulnerable adult abuse and neglect prevention and response and incapability issues.
CCEL. BCCREA, and BCAANPC hope this document will be a resource to governments, professionals, communities, non-profits, regulatory bodies, funders, and other stakeholders interested in enhancing law, policy, and practice in BC.