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Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2004

ONTARIO REGULATION 297/04

DEFINITION OF “QUALITY OF CARE COMMITTEE”

Historical version for the period March 29, 2010 to June 30, 2010.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 114/10.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Prescribed entity, health care provider

1. The following are prescribed as entities for the purposes of subclause (a) (ii) of the definition of “quality of care committee” in section 1 of the Act:

1. An approved charitable home for the aged within the meaning of the Charitable Institutions Act.

Note: On the day section 1 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 comes into force, paragraph 1 is revoked and the following substituted:

1. A long-term care home within the meaning of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.

See: O. Reg. 114/10, ss. 1, 2.

2. A home or joint home within the meaning of the Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes Act.

Note: On the day section 1 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 comes into force, paragraph 2 is revoked. See: O. Reg. 114/10, ss. 1, 2.

3. A nursing home within the meaning of the Nursing Homes Act.

Note: On the day section 1 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 comes into force, paragraph 3 is revoked. See: O. Reg. 114/10, ss. 1, 2.

4. A laboratory or a specimen collection centre as defined in section 5 of the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act. O. Reg. 297/04, s. 1.

Prescribed entity, quality of care improver

2. The following are prescribed as entities for the purposes of subclause (a) (iii) of the definition of “quality of care committee” in section 1 of the Act:

1. The Ontario Medical Association, in respect of its activities under the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act.

2. The Canadian Blood Services in respect of its laboratory and specimen collection centres and its other health care services. O. Reg. 297/04, s. 2.

Prescribed criteria

3. The following are prescribed as criteria for the purposes of clause (b) of the definition of “quality of care committee” in section 1 of the Act:

1. Before acting as a quality of care committee, it must be designated in writing, by the health facility or entity that established, appointed or approved it, as a quality of care committee for the purposes of the Act.

2. The terms of reference of the committee and its designation must be available on request to members of public. O. Reg. 297/04, s. 3.

4. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 297/04, s. 4.