Providing emergency medical care under British Columbia’s Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act


This less than seven-minute educational video (or just over three minutes if you run it at 2x speed!) is about the law in BC that allows emergency medical care to be provided to patients who don’t have the mental capability to make decisions for themselves.


The video refers to the form HLTH 3531, which is currently in draft form:

The Ministry of Health has advised me (March 2023) that there’s no ETA for a final version. I will update this page if I learn more.