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Notice to class members – Authorized class action – Conseil pour la protection des malades et Daniel Pilote c. CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre et al. - N° 500-06-000933-180

CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

On September 23, 2019, the Superior Court of Quebec for the district of Montreal authorized a Class Action against the 22 centres intégrés de santé et de services sociaux ("CISSS") and centres intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux ("CIUSSS") of Québec, the Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine and the Centre universitaire de Santé McGill1 ("Defendants") for the benefit of the following group of persons :

"All people who have resided in a public residential and long-term care centre ("CHSLD") after July 9th, 2015, excluding persons who have stayed in a « temporary bed » for a period of thirty (30) days or less per stay in a CHSLD.

Temporary bed designates more particularly but not limited to: "respite beds", "emergency beds", "transitional beds", "convalescence beds", "overflow beds", "alternative geriatric beds", "rehabilitation beds", "short-term unit beds", "intensive functional rehabilitation transitional unit beds (URFI)", "alternative beds", "social emergency beds", "transitional functional recovery beds (UTRF)” and "palliative care beds"."