Protection for Persons in Care Office at 300 Carlton St

Provided By Manitoba. Health, Seniors and Active Living

Service Description

* is responsible for the administration of The Protection for Persons in Care Act

* responds to allegations of abuse and neglect in designated health facilities (including personal care homes, hospitals) through effective inquiry and investigation processes;

* assists internal and external stakeholders in the prevention of the abuse of patients in health care facilities through the provision of educational sessions and the distribution of resource materials;

* receives reports of alleged abuse and neglect on a dedicated reporting line;

* conducts inquiries by reviewing and analyzing all alleged abuse/neglect reports for validity and nature of complaint;

* conducts investigations on incidents of alleged abuse/neglect that appear to meet the threshold of abuse;

* issues directives to health care facilities to improve policies and/or processes that address the identification, reporting, prevention and management of patient abuse;

* provides education for the public, health care staff and organizations about the PPCO and on the identification, reporting prevention and management of abuse;

* develops and distributes public information related to The Protection for Persons in Care Act.
  • Address

    Location Icon 300 Carlton St
    Winnipeg
    MB, R3B 3M9
    Canada
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