EPC seeks to intervene in Ontario food and fluids case

Posted March 13, 2019 8:07 pm by Alex Schadenberg

EPC seeks to intervene in Ontario food and fluids case

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Euthanasia Prevention Coalition is seeking to intervene in a court case concerning the withdrawal of fluids and food against the wishes of the family (substitute decision maker) in a case known as the Cement case.The Cement case concerns a 62 year-old woman (Connie) with Downs Syndrome and dementia who was raised in a family whereby her father was an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi.In September 2018 Connie entered an ICU in an Ontario hospital. She was having difficulty breathing due to problems with aspiration, she had a tracheotomy and feeding tubes inserted.Connie now breathes on

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