111.10.1. The essential services that must be maintained shall be negotiated between the certified association and the institution. The negotiation may be conducted according to the parameters agreed upon by that association or a group of associations it forms part of and the institution or its representative.
Any agreement on essential services must comply with the following criteria:
(1) the essential services must be broken down per unit of care and class of care or services;
(2) the normal operation of intensive care units and emergency units, if any, must be ensured; and
(3) a person’s freedom of access to the institution’s services must be ensured.
Any agreement must be sent to the Tribunal for approval.
The Tribunal, on its own initiative or at the request of any of the parties, may designate a person to help the parties to reach an agreement.
1982, c. 37, s. 12; 1984, c. 45, s. 33; 1985, c. 12, s. 89; 1985, c. 40, s. 2; 1992, c. 21, s. 130, s. 375; 2011, c. 16, s. 132; 2015, c. 15, s. 237; 2019, c. 20, s. 121.