Nursing Homes, Rest Homes, Retirement Homes, Homes for the Aged — What's What? As people age, they may need to live somewhere that offers them a variety of supports. But the choices available and the legal rights of residents can be very confusing. The majority of options fall into two main categories: long-term care homes and retirement homes.
Mental illness, criminal offences, and the risk of being removed from Canada During Mental Health Week, from May 7 to 13, the Canadian Mental Health Association encourages us "to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health." This month, On the Radar looks at the important role front-line workers and advocates working with people who have a mental illness have when criminal law and immigration law intersect.