Updated: July 2021
Note: The purpose of this Patient, Family and Caregiver Declaration of Values, drafted by the Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council in consultation with Ontarians, is to articulate patient, family and caregiver
expectations of Ontario’s health care system. The Declaration is intended to serve as a compass for the individuals and organizations who are involved in health care and reflects a summary of the principles and values that patients, families and caregivers say are important to them. The Declaration is not intended to establish, alter or affect any legal rights or obligations, and must be interpreted in a manner that is consistent with applicable law.